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Keto Cranberry Sauce

This easy cranberry sauce is the perfect holiday side
Cook Time10 mins
Chilling Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy side dish, fewer than 5 ingredients, thanksgiving
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 16kcal
Cost: $2


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup Swerve granulated
  • 12 ounces fresh cranberries whole
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest optional


  • In a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat, whisk swerve into water. Stir in the orange zest and cranberries and cook until they start to pop, about 10-12 minutes. You can smash the cranberries a bit if you like.
    Fresh cranberries being mashed in a pot
  • Remove from heat and place in a bowl, then chill for at least 2 hours.


  • Swerve substitutes: Can also use powdered or granulated erythritol to taste. If not on a keto diet, you can use regular granulated sugar or maple syrup to taste.
  • Freezing: Keep in freezer in an airtight container up to 3 months.


Calories: 16kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 29mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 20g