This gorgeous, delicious cranberry-pear sauce is sure to be a hit on any holiday season! It is super quick and easy to make and does not include any refined sugar. Instead, it gets its sweetness naturally from ripe pears and a touch of real maple syrup.
Once you try this recipe, you’ll never look at store-bought cranberry sauce the same.
Cranberry-Pear Sauce with Rosemary and Ginger
- 12 oz Fresh cranberries
- 2 medium Ripe pears, peeled and diced
- 2 tsp Fresh ginger, peeled and grated
- 2 tsp Fresh rosemary leaves, finely diced
- 3 tsp Real maple syrup
- 3/4 cup 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!
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