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instant pot cranberry sauce without orange juice

Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce Without Orange Juice (Video)

Instant pot cranberry sauce recipe uses just three ingredients including fresh cranberries, sugar and water.
This easy 3 ingredient cranberry sauce is made without orange juice but very delicious even without any additional flavors.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cranberry recipes, cranberry sauce without orange juice, easy cranberry sauce recipe, instant pot cranberry sauce
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
pressure build up and release time 22 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 36 tablespoons
Calories 23kcal


  • 1.5 cups cranberries (12 oz)
  • 1 cup sugar may use more if needed
  • ¼ cup water


  • Wash the cranberries very well and add it to the instant pot.
    cranberries in instant pot
  • Add the sugar also to the instant pot.
    cranberries with sugar
  • Finally add the water and mix well with the cranberries and sugar.
    cranberries mixed with sugar
  • Close the instant pot with lid in sealing position and cook in high pressure for 4 minutes.
    Once the cooking is done, the pot will beep and you can press the 'keep warm/cancel' button and wait for a natural pressure release.
    Once the pressure is all released, carefully and slowly open the lid (it may appear a little foamy but when you stir it will be fine).
    cranberry sauce foam
  • Stir the contents and you may add more sugar if needed (you can taste and decide if you need more sugar to add sweetness since it will all depend on the tartness of the cranberries that you use).
    how to make cranberry sauce
  • Also you may simmer the contents for about a minute for the desired consistency.
    Keep in mind that the cranberry sauce thickens as it cools down so you shouldn't simmer for more time.
    perfect instant pot cranberry sauce
  • Transfer the prepared cranberry sauce to clean, dry and airtight glass jars and store in the refrigerator for about 2 weeks of time or you may freeze this for few more days use.
    cranberry sauce instant pot recipe



Calories: 23kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 4mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg