By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

Cranberries are sometimes called bounce berries because the ripe berries bounce.

Number of servings

SERVES 4
  1. Low Fat
  2. Low Sodium

Ingredients

  1. 1 cup fresh cranberries, chopped
  2. 2/3 cup unsweetened orange juice
  3. 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  4. Sugar substitute, to taste

Directions

In a microwaveable bowl, combine the cranberries, orange juice and cornstarch. Stir well. Microwave on high until the mixture thickens, about 3 to 4 minutes. Stir several times during cooking. Set aside to cool.

Add the sugar substitute to taste. The glaze should be tart. Serve over chicken, turkey or pork. This is also an excellent sauce for grilling, roasting or using as a marinade.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size: About 1/4 cup

  • Calories 39
  • Total fat 0 g
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 1 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g
  • Dietary fiber 1 g
  • Total sugars 5 g
  • Added sugars 0 g
  • Protein Trace
May 19, 2021