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Cranberry, orange and thyme sauce

  • for 8 people
  • less than 30 minutes
  • Easy
Add some orange and thyme to this recipe to give your cranberry sauce an extra something special for Christmas dinner.

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INGREDIENTS

the juice of 2 oranges

225g unrefined light muscovado sugar.

450g fresh or frozen cranberries

the leaves from 2 sprigs of fresh thyme

garnish with a fresh thyme sprig

METHOD

  1. Put the juice of 2 oranges into a saucepan with 225g unrefined light muscovado sugar. Dissolve the sugar over a low heat, then increase the heat and boil rapidly for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add 450g fresh or frozen cranberries. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer for 7-10 minutes, until the cranberries have softened.
  3. Stir in the leaves from 2 sprigs of fresh thyme, then set aside to cool and thicken. Serve garnished with a fresh thyme sprig. 
  • This will keep covered in the fridge for up to 1 week.

From December 2004

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