Carambola (starfruit) Cranberry Sauce

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This cranberry sauce combined with carambola has the perfect Latino twist to make this Thanksgiving an extra special one.  Start a tradition by including a traditional dish in your Thanksgiving dinner or by using recipes that include ingredientes Latinos!

 

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Carambola (starfruit) Cranberry Sauce

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Author Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe carambolas starfruits
  • 1 1/4 cups freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 12- ounce bag cranberries fresh or frozen
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger grated
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 small cinnamon stick

Instructions

  1. Slice carambolas into ½ inch crosswise slices, remove seeds, dice and set aside.
  2. Combine orange juice and sugar in heavy saucepan.
  3. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring.
  4. Reduce heat to simmer; cook 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in starfruit, cranberries and ginger.
  6. Simmer, stirring, until berries pop, about 8 minutes.
  7. Set aside to cool.
  8. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

 

¡Buen Provecho!

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