Natural Cranberry Pear Sauce Recipe with Rosemary and Ginger
Finally a cranberry sauce recipe that doesn't require sugar or gelatin!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
- 12 oz. fresh cranberries
- 2 medium ripe pears peeled and diced
- 2 teaspoons fresh ginger peeled and grated?
- 3 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves finely diced
- 3 tablespoons real maple syrup
- ¾ c. water
- Sea salt to taste
Add cranberries, pear, ginger, rosemary leaves, maple syrup, and water to a medium saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until the mixture starts to boil and the cranberries burst open, approximately 5 minutes.?
Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for another 5-10 minutes. While cooking, mash the cranberries and pears with a wooden spoon. Season with a pinch of sea salt and stir to combine. ?
Remove from heat and allow sauce to cool for 15-20 minutes before checking the consistency. Add a little water if the sauce is too thick. Taste and add more maple syrup for a sweeter sauce, if desired. ?
Optional: For a smoother sauce, blend one-half of the cranberry mixture in a food processor or blender until smooth. Stir puree back into the remaining sauce before serving. ?
Serve immediately or chill before serving. Enjoy!