Emeril’s Port-Glazed Cranberry Sauce
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8
Weight Watchers Info: 5 PointsPlus per ½ cup serving.
  • 4 cups fresh cranberries
  • 2 orange, juiced and zested
  • ½ cup Port wine
  • 1 cup sugar (plus more reserved, to taste
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  1. In a small saucepan combine cranberries, orange juice and chopped zest, port wine, sugar and cinnamon
  2. Bring to a boil
  3. Reduce to simmer and cook until cranberries are tender, stirring occasionally
  4. Mix corn starch and 2 tbsp water in a glass and whisk into cranberry sauce
  5. Continue simmering and whisking until sauce thickens
  6. Taste the sauce–if it is too tart, add more sugar (I’ve always had to add more sugar)
  7. Chill–can be done the day before or the morning before and served or transported later
Makes 8 one-half cup servings. Our family loves this, so we usually double it anytime we make it for more than 4 people.
Recipe by The Taste Place at http://www.thetasteplace.com/2010/12/11/emerils-port-glazed-cranberry-sauce/