Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine

Savory Dried Cranberry Sauce

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: about 1/4 cups
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1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1 cup dry white wine

1/2 cup chicken broth

1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar

1/2 cup dried cranberries

1/8 teaspoon dried tarragon, crumbled

2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley leaves, plus sprigs for garnish


  1. In a small saucepan whisk together the brown sugar and the cornstarch and add the wine and the broth, whisking until the mixture is smooth. Add the vinegar, the cranberries, the tarragon, and salt to taste and simmer the sauce, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes. Stir in the minced parsley and simmer the sauce for 1 minute more. Serve the sauce hot, garnished with the parsley sprigs, with boneless pork or chicken medaillions.;

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