Cranberry Ketchup

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Makes 3 cups


1 medium yellow onion, chopped
2 cups water
3 1/2 cups Ocean Spray® Cranberries
1 (2-inch) strip of orange zest
1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon Chinese five spice powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons salt


In a 3-4 quart sauce pan, simmer onion and water uncovered until onion is tender (10-15 min). Add cranberries and orange zest and simmer, uncovered, until berries collapse (about 10 minutes). Remove zest, puree cranberries in a food processor and strain through a fine mesh strainer into a heavy sauce pan.

Discard solids (pulp). Stir in sugars, Chinese Five spice powder, and salt. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes, then cool completely.

Ketchup will hold for 1 month under refrigeration in an air tight container.

Makes 3 cups.

Recipe courtesy of Jeff Pacula.

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