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Lite Cran-Raspberry Sauce

Ingredients:

  • 15 ounces fresh cranberries (about 4 cups)
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • Zest from 1 orange, finely chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen raspberries

Preparation:

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine cranberries, sugar, orange zest, and water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to LOW, and cook for about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in raspberries and continue to simmer on LOW heat for 5 minutes more.
  3. Ladle mixture into three 1-cup jars (or similar), cover, and keep in the refrigerator until ready to serve or give as a gift.

Yield:
Makes about 3 cups

Nutritional Information:
Per tablespoon: 17 calories, .1 g protein, 4 g carbohydrate, 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, .2 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 0 percent.

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Last Editorial Review: 2/25/2009