No Sugar Added Cranberry Sauce


October 11, 2015

Simple holiday sauce that compliments well with turkey or chicken dishes. A sugar substitute can be added to sweeten the sauce.

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yields: 2 Cups


12 oz. of fresh/frozen cranberries

½ cup of no sugar added pineapple juice

¼ cup of no sugar added applesauce

½ cup of water

1/8 tsp. of kosher salt

1 large orange, zested and squeezed (discard the pith and seeds)

1 tsp. of no-calorie sugar substitute (optional)


1Add all ingredients except the sugar substitute in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil.

2Lower the heat and stir the mixture constantly for 5 minutes or until the cranberries start to burst/pop.

3Simmer the mixture and cover with a lid for 15 minutes or until the cranberries are soft. Remove from heat.

4Blenderize the cranberries mixture for a smoother consistency.

5Add sugar substitute if desired.

6Store in fridge overnight.

*Consult with your dietitian to make sure this recipe fits in your diet plan and stage.

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