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Paleo cranberry sauce in bowl with orange garnish on counter.
5 from 3 votes

Easy Paleo Cranberry Sauce!

This is a delicious and easy Paleo cranberry sauce that gets a little kick from fresh orange juice and ginger.  Wonderful for holidays, but so simple and great for everyday meals.  Grain-free, gluten-free, vegan and dairy-free.

Course Sauce, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Calories 226 kcal
Author Christine Galvani


  • 12 ounces cranberries (fresh best, but can use frozen)
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup (1/3 -1/2 cup depending on how sweet you like it)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger (minced)
  • 1 orange juiced (juice of one orange)
  • zest of one orange
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Rinse and drain the cranberries.

  2. Place all ingredients in a pot on your stove over medium heat. Bring to a boil and then reduce to medium-low heat for about 10 minutes until cranberries have popped. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Recipe Notes

Helpful Tips:

  • Uses fresh ingredients
  • Can sub frozen cranberries.
  • Is great made ahead of time and freezes well.
  • Can substitute honey for the maple syrup.
  • Works in the slow cooker - cook on high for 2 1/2 hours.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Paleo Cranberry Sauce!
Amount Per Serving
Calories 226
% Daily Value*
Sodium 590mg25%
Potassium 265mg8%
Carbohydrates 57g19%
Fiber 7g28%
Sugar 39g43%
Vitamin A 100IU2%
Vitamin C 23.3mg28%
Calcium 72mg7%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.