Hot Pepper Cranberry Sauce

There's cranberry sauce, and then there's *Cranberry Sauce.* Try one of these scrumptious, nourishing cranberry sauces that feature all-natural sweeteners.

makes approximately 2 cups


  • 1 cup honey or evaporated cane sugar
  • 1 jalapeño, preferably red, seeded and finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1-inch fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 3 cups (about 12 oz) fresh or frozen cranberries


  1. Place all ingredients in a large saucepan and bring to a steady simmer over medium-high heat.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and let mixture cook, stirring occasionally, until cranberries have popped and the mixture has thickened, 10-15 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and let cool. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.