Cranberry sauce recipe

Cranberry sauce recipe

11 ratings

A classic Christmas side – this super simple recipe gives perfectly sweet-sharp cranberry sauce with a glug of rich port. This must-have Christmas trimming pairs wonderfully with golden, roasted turkey. See method

  • Serves 6
  • 10 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 75 calories / serving
  • Freezable
  • Healthy


  • 400g (13oz) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 3-4 tbsp port
  • 2 Clementines, zested and juiced
  • 75g caster sugar

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    1g 1%
  • Saturates

    1g <1%
  • Sugars

    17g 19%
  • Salt

    0.5g <1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 17.3g Protein 0.4g Fibre 2.7g


  1. Put the cranberries, port and clementine zest and juice in a pan over a medium heat and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 mins, stirring, until the cranberries begin to soften.
  2. Stir in the sugar and spoon into a serving dish. Set aside to cool to room temperature.

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