Low Carb Sugar Free Cranberry Sauce

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This is the first time I’ve made a sugar free cranberry sauce. I used powdered erythritol (Swerve confectioner’s Sweetener) and then my go to recipe adding in orange and cinnamon. You can make this same recipe with sugar if you choose to, but if I can cut the sugar at this big fat meal, I’m going to.

I have two other cranberry sauce recipes, blackberry cranberry sauce and pear cranberry sauce.  You can cut the sugar there too by using erythritol.

The only thing you really need to know about cranberry sauce is that you should make your own because it’s super easy.  It’s going to be tart no matter what, which is wonderful for cutting through all that fat in a heavy meal, but it will be a little more tart using a substitute. I actually like that.

You can also play with this recipe by adding in some frozen blueberries if you want a little bit of natural sweetener.

You should also make this your own. I used orange zest only to keep the sugar low, but a little bit of orange liquor never hurt anyone

Also, you can make a marvelous simple syrup with any extra, which is very useful for festive cocktails.

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Sugar Free cranberry sauce
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Big Fat Healthy Orange Cranberry Sauce with a lower carb, Sugar Free Option

The perfect low-carb sugar free cranberry sauce that you should make all year to go with turkey, pork, and chicken.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 18kcal
Author: Angela Roberts

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup Swerve Granulated erythritol
  • zest of one orange
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon or a cinnamon stick
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon orange liqueur optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Put everything into a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Cook stirring frequently until the cranberries pop.
  • Remove from stove. Stir in black pepper. Cool. Then chill.

Notes

8 servings per recipe
3 net carbs per serving

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 18kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Fiber: 2g

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