Cranberries are most popular around the holidays, especially to go along with Thanksgiving turkey. This sugarfree cranberry sauce recipe is perfect for your diabetic-friendly holiday meal planning. It goes just as well with roast turkey as the full-sugar versions.
Compared to canned, jellied cranberry sauce, this diabetic cranberry sauce cuts the carbs down to only 6 grams from 27 grams. Calories are cut from 100 to just 25. Safe for diabetics and welcomed by anyone trying to cut down on sugar intake because it’s sweetened with Splenda.
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Recipe Yield: 6
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
- 1/2 cup water
- 3 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
- 1 medium orange, peeled and sectioned
- Combine cornstarch, Splenda Granulated Sweetener and water in a medium saucepan
- Stir until Splenda Granulated Sweetener and cornstarch dissolve.
- Stir in cranberries and orange sections; bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly, over medium-high heat.
- Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring often, 5 minutes or until cranberry skins begin to pop and mixture begins to thicken.
- Set aside to cool. Cover and chill at least 3 hours.
- Serve cold or warm (warm in the microwave for 10 seconds and stir)
Nutritional Information Per Serving:
Calories from fat: zero
Fat: zero grams
Unsaturated Fat: zero grams
Saturated Fat: zero grams
Trans Fat: zero grams
Fiber: 3 grams
Sodium: zero milligrams
Cholesterol: zero milligrams
Protein: zero grams
Carbohydrates: 13 grams
Sugars: 6 grams
Source: Photo courtesy of Didriks (CC)
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