Cranberry Salad

Cranberry Salad

    • MEAL TYPE: Sides
    • CONTRIBUTOR: Cookies Sauces & Seasonings

    1 (12 oz.) pkg. cranberries (picked through)

    3/4 c. water

    1/4 tsp. salt

    1 c. sugar


    Bring water, sugar and salt to a boil over high heat. Stir occasionally to dissolve sugar. Stir in cranberries; return to a boil. Reduce heat to medium. Simmer until sauce is slightly thickened. Cook for approximately 5 minutes. Most of the cranberries should have popped open by then. Transfer to a serving bowl; let cool to room temperature and serve.


    Note: You can prepare this ahead of time and store, covered, in the refrigerator for up to a week.


    Optional: Add 1 T. grated orange zest to the sugar mixture before boiling. Off heat, stir in Tablespoons orange liqueur.