Thanksgiving Side Dishes
The cranberry sauce of my youth was a gelatinous mass in the shape of the can it came in. While there is some sentimental value to it, there is much more appeal to real cranberry sauce, and very few carbs when you use a sweetener. For an unexpected, exotic tweak, add the juicy seeds of a pomegranate.
Kat's spicy cranberry citrus sauce
Makes 8 (1/4-cup) servings
2. Add spices and sweetener.
3. Add just enough filtered water to cover fruit; stir over medium heat until boiling.
4. Lower heat; stir in thickener, if desired; and simmer for another five minutes. Cool before serving.
Note: Guar gum thickener can be found at health food stores. Add the seeds of one pomegranate before adding the water, if desired
Per 1/4-cup serving: 5.8g carbs, 1.7g fiber, 0.1g total fat, 0mg cholesterol, 0.3g protein, 0.9mg sodium, 23 calories