Last Updated on November 18, 2020 by Cookie
Healthy and aromatic Keto Cranberry Sauce make the perfect addition to holiday celebrations. Low-carb, sugar-free, and gluten-free this sauce is prepared just in minutes.
Cranberries are a tradition for most American families, especially for Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. Especially, the well-known cranberry sauce that accompanies gratefully the famous Thanksgiving turkey.
Actually, cranberries are considered to be American original superfood. These berries are harvested in October, November when the content of its active substances is the highest. Cranberries have a sweet-sour slightly bitter taste. They are one of the main gifts that the autumn season offers us. The white fruits, from the beginning, turn red as they ripen. Sweet taste appears only when berries are very ripe. If you haven’t stocked up on cranberries yet, now is the time.
Most often, cranberries are used for sauces, jams, jellies, drinks, and as adds for pies or salads. Check our delicious and fresh Cranberry salad, oozy Baked Brie cheese, or Sparkling Christmas punch and get a more profound idea on how to use these healthy berries.
Hope you already had a look at our ideas and tips for Thanksgiving diner. I wish you will find them useful and will try some easy recipes from that list. Lately, you can find the best recipe for Roasted turkey legs. But it doesn’t matter whatever you will choose as a main dish – tender Turkey or probably intensely succulent pork, a homemade cranberry sauce is undoubtedly indispensable.
Keto Cranberry Sauce:
I believe in maintaining a healthy lifestyle through low carb meals. So especially now in the season of family holidays, it is so important not to give up. Healthy food does not mean untraditional and even more untasty dishes. Keto cranberry sauce is an illustrative example and it is a good alternative to the classic version. So first it is traditional, low-carb, sugar-free, paleo, gluten-free, and not at least tasty.
This ridiculously easy to prepare cranberry sauce requires 5 simple ingredients and takes just 15 minutes to be cooked. All manipulation you have to make is to simmer together cranberries, water, sweetener, orange zest, and a touch of cinnamon (or vanilla, depending on your taste). You will obtain a delicious and healthy sauce to enjoy every bit. Some orange zest will brighten up the sauce flavor.
This sugar-free cranberry sauce is sweet, tart, and fits perfectly on holiday tables. This gooey sauce has a beautiful red sticky texture that is quick and easy to make. It is low in calories and an absolute delight.
How to make Keto Cranberry Sauce:
Maybe you think Keto cranberry sauce isn’t delicious as the traditional version. Once you will try this recipe you will enjoy a new healthier alternative. Cranberry sauce looks fancy, has a jelly/soft texture, and pairs perfectly with anything. Saying the truth I am one of those people that makes cranberry sauce all through fall. This best sugar-free cranberry sauce adds the final tasty touch on a delicacy and elegant note to any dish. The combination of ingredients balanced perfectly the tang, sweet, and spice taste.
For the best keto cranberry sauce recipe you will need the following ingredients:
- Cranberries – 12 oz fresh or frozen;
- Water – ½ cup;
- Sweetener – stevia 1 tablespoon, or 1 cup powdered erythritol;
- Orange zest – 1 tablespoon;
- Cinnamon – 1 stick.
- Optional: 1 tsp unsweetened vanilla extract or ½ vanilla bean.
Combine all of the ingredients into a saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Once bubbling, reduce the heat to a gentle simmering. Boil for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sauce will slightly thicken. Cranberry sauce will thicken even more as it cools.
Do not boil too long the sauce because it will lose its wonderful color.
If you use dry cranberries for this recipe, then before boiling you should soak them in water for about 2 hours to soften. Cranberry sauce is easy to prepare, very fragrant, and delightful. Do not worry if you prepare a larger batch of it. Just transfer it in jars with lids till it is hot and then store it in the refrigerator for several weeks.
Hope this keto cranberry sauce caught your attention – just some frozen or fresh cranberries and you get one of the best sauces.
Best Keto Cranberry Sauce
- 12 oz fresh cranberries or frozen
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 tbsp stevia
- 1 tbsp orange zest
- 1 cinnamon sticks
- Combine all of the ingredients into a saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Once bubbling, reduce the heat to a gentle simmering. Boil for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sauce will slightly thicken.