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Effortless Cranberry Sauce

Ingredients

1 24 oz. bag of Green Belle® organic cranberries
2 cups of water (may substitute water with fresh orange juice for a zesty taste)
2 cups of sugar
Zest of 1 orange

Instructions

Bring sugar and water to a boil in a large saucepan.
Stir in Green Belle® organic cranberries over medium heat.
Simmer for 6-10 minutes, or until the cranberries begin to pop.
Add the orange zest, stir, and cook another 2-3 minutes.
Remove from heat, and stir with a wooden spoon, mashing the sauce to the desired consistency.
Pour into a serving dish, cover, and let cool at room temperature. Refrigerate until ready to serve and enjoy.

Variations:
Substitute water with fresh orange juice for a zesty taste.
Reduce sugar to 1 1/2 cups.
Stir in dried fruit such as sliced apricots and golden raisins as the cranberry sauce begins to cool.
Nuts can be toasted and added just before serving.