Orange Cranberry Sauce


Orange zest and juice add a nice zing to this easy cranberry sauce recipe that's the perfect complement to your Thanksgiving feast.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 35 mins


  • 2 medium oranges

  • 1 pound fresh cranberries

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 ¼ cups water, or as needed to cover


  1. Zest and juice oranges; set juice aside.

  2. Combine cranberries, sugar, and orange zest in a saucepan; stir to combine. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Cook until cranberries begin to burst, 5 to 10 minutes.

  3. Reduce the heat to low, stir in orange juice, and simmer until flavors blend, about 1 hour.

  4. Remove from the heat and cool to room temperature, about 20 minutes. Refrigerate until jelled, at least 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

176 Calories
0g Fat
45g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 176
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 17%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 39g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 24mg 119%
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 121mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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