Maple Ginger Cranberry Beet Sauce

Courtesy of: Love Beets
Average: 2 (1 vote)
Servings: 12-16
Prep: 5 min
Cook: 30 min
Total Time:


This sweet and savory cranberry beet sauce will have you asking for seconds and thirds. The cranberries, beets, ginger, cinnamon and maple syrup come together to create the most incredible, unforgettable flavor. It is the perfect side dish for your turkey or pork dish.


  • 16 ounces frozen cranberries
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple cider (or water)
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon (1/4 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 8.8-ounce package Love Beets cooked beets, finely chopped


  1. In a medium-sized saucepan, heat all of the ingredients except for the chopped beets over medium-high.
  2. Bring mixture to a full boil, then reduce the heat slightly.
  3. Allow the mixture to continue to cook at a controlled boil, uncovered for 15 minutes.
  4. Add the chopped beets and continue to cook for 15 minutes until the cranberry sauce has thickened.
  5. Remove saucepan from the heat and allow cranberry sauce to cool at least 20 minutes before transferring it to a large sealable container.
  6. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  7. NOTE: Sauce may be stored in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.