Cranberry and port sauce

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Cranberry and Port sauce
Cranberry and Port sauce
  • Serves: 6-8

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without some sweet cranberry sauce to go alongside your turkey. Try this easy recipe - the port adds something a bit different too.


  • 250g (8oz) cranberries
  • 100g (3 oz) caster sugar
  • Zested rind of 1 orange, plus 4tbsp juice
  • 4tbsp port

Cranberry sauce can be made days in advance and kept covered in the fridge until needed.


  1. Put cranberries, sugar, orange rind and juice into a saucepan, stir over a gentle heat until the sugar dissolves.
  2. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer gently for 8-10 mins until cranberries are soft and sauce has thickened slightly.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the port.

Nutritional information per portion

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  • Calories 70(kcal)

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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