Cranberries with Jalapeno & Honey

If you’ve never made cranberry sauce, you won’t believe how easy it is, even a gussied up version like this one. Note that jalapeños vary in their spiciness. For a nice warming effect, use one. To spice things up, try two or three.
Cranberries with Jalapeno & Honey
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  • Prep Time
  • 10Servings


  • 2 1/2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 cup raw honey
  • 1–3 jalapeño chile peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt


1. Up to 10 days in advance: In a medium saucepan on medium, combine cranberries, honey, jalapeños, salt and ¾ cup water and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until most cranberries have burst, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a serving dish and set aside to cool to room temperature. Cover and set aside in the refrigerator.

2. On the day of: Serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 3 1/2 tbsp
  • Calories: 63
  • Carbohydrate Content: 17 g
  • Fiber Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 49 mg
  • Sugar Content: 15 g