Recipe: Cranberry Orange Sauce

Cranberry Orange Sauce
Skip the canned cranberry sauce this year at Thanksgiving and make your own! Makes a smooth cranberry sauce with a subtle orange flavor.
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Ingredients
  1. 1 package of fresh cranberries (12 oz)
  2. 1 tbsp fresh orange zest, grated
  3. 1/2 cup orange juice
  4. 1 orange, peeled and cut into pieces
  5. 3/4 cup sugar
Instructions
  1. Cook cranberries, orange juice, sugar, zest, and orange pieces in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until cranberries begin to burst, about 7-10 minutes.
  2. Strain mixture into heat resistant bowl through a wire mesh strainer. Use the back of a hard or metal spoon to press the pulp through strainer. Discard any leftover skin/pulp.
  3. Place in bowl and chill. Keeps up to one week in refrigerator, unopened.
Notes
  1. If you prefer your sauce with a lumpy consistency, omit step two.
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