Blue Cranberry Sauce

This cranberry sauce recipe with blueberries is a wonderful twist on the traditional red cranberry sauce.  It has amazing flavor and makes an excellent side dish to turkey or ham.  This homemade cranberry sauce tastes even better than canned, which makes it perfect for those who like to make their holiday meals from scratch!  The best part is that this recipe takes only about 15 minutes of prep time and can be made ahead of time so you don’t have to worry about making it while you’re preparing other dishes for your meal.

Recipe Summary test Servings: 9 Yield: 8 to 10 servings

Ingredients:

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 cup water

1 (12 ounce) package fresh cranberries

¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

? teaspoon ground allspice

½ cup white sugar

1 pint fresh blueberries

Instructions:

Wash and pick over cranberries. Place in a medium saucepan with water, and sugar. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, stir and simmer for 10 minutes or until cranberries burst.

Slightly mash the cranberries with the back of a wooden spoon to insure all skins are broken. Add the cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. Mix well.

Remove from heat and mix in the blueberries (don’t be afraid to break a few, but don’t over mash either). The sauce will thicken as it cools.

Transfer to a bowl, cool slightly and place plastic wrap directly on top of sauce to cover. Refrigerate until chilled.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 82 calories; protein 0.4g; carbohydrates 21.2g; fat 0.2g; sodium 1.2mg.

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