A vibrant sauce is the finishing touch on any Thanksgiving plate. This showstopper requires less than 15 minutes of hands-on time. Serve it with our Citrus-Rubbed Turkey with Cider Gravy.



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Instructions Checklist
  • In a medium saucepan, bring cranberries, brown sugar, cloves, and 1/3 cup water to a rapid simmer over medium. Cook until berries burst and mixture becomes syrupy, 10 minutes. Stir in cayenne and lime zest and juice. Season with salt. Serve at room temperature.


Cook's Notes

Make sauce up to three days ahead and refrigerate. Before serving, thin sauce with up to 1/4 cup water, if necessary.

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Rating: 5 stars
This is a great recipe - very tasty. I made it with two other cranberry sauces for an office Thanksgiving pot-luck. This one was an especially big hit: I had six (and counting) requests for the recipe.