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Spicy Jalapeno Cranberry Sauce - Sugar Free

by KetoFocus.com
4.8 Stars (4 Reviews)
Nutrition Facts

8

Servings

21

Calories

0g

Fat

0g

Protein

3.8g

Net Carbs

Sweet and spicy cranberry sauce is the perfect addition to a roasted turkey as your Thanksgiving side dish. This cranberry recipe is sugar free and keto approved so you won't have to miss out on all of the delicious holiday traditions.

Spicy Jalapeno Cranberry Sauce - Sugar Free Ingredients

  • 12 oz fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup erythritol or monk fruit
  • 1 jalapeno, minced
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3 to 4 whole cloves
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)

Spicy Jalapeno Cranberry Sauce - Sugar Free Directions

  • 1
    In a saucepan, add cranberries, water, sweetener, minced jalapeno, cinnamon stick and cloves.
    saucepan with cranberries, jalapeno and cinnamon stick
  • 2
    Cook over medium high heat. Bring to a boil and let cook until all the cranberries have popped (about 5 minutes).
    keto cranberry sauce cooking in a saucpan
  • 3
    Remove from heat. Remove cinnamon stick and cloves. Stir in lime juice and cayenne pepper if using.
    lime juice squeezed into cranberries

Low Carb Jalapeno Cranberry Sauce Recipe

keto jalapeno cranberry sauce in bowls with cloves around

I don’t know about you but I love a side of tangy cranberry sauce next to my turkey on Thanksgiving dinner. Traditional cranberry sauces are sweetened with sugar or syrups, but this keto holiday recipe for cranberries uses erythritol or monk fruit as a sweetener - making this a sugar free cranberry sauce.

You could stop there and just have sweet and tangy cranberry sauce, but I went a step further and added some spice. One minced jalapeno adds a little heat to this keto cranberry sauce. The combination is fabulous, especially when spread all over the roated turkey!

Are Cranberries Keto?

bowl of cranberries One cup of fresh cranberries has 8 g net carbs in it; however, most people don’t eat one cup of cranberries in one sitting. Especially since traditionally cranberry sauce is used as a garnish or condiment on Thanksgiving or the holiday dinner table.

Cranberries are high in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and Vitamin K. They also contain proanthrocyanidins which are antioxidants.

Spicy Cranberries

I love adding spicy flavors to my holiday dishes. I must have horseradish with my prime rib and a spicy cranberry sauce with my turkey. If you love spicy foods too, you will love this low carb cranberry sauce.

three jalapenos

If you want to punch up the heat even more, cosider adding more mined jalapenos or 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper!

Cranberry Sauce Storage

cranberry sauce in a mason jar This is a keto holiday side dish that can be made days ahead of time. Store this spicy cranberry sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

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Annie Lampella

Annie Lampella

I strive to find meals that your whole family can enjoy (kids and relatives too) while you are on your keto quest. You can still have your favorite foods on the keto diet, you just have to be creative with how you make them.

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