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Roasted Cranberry-Orange Sauce

Roasted Cranberry-Orange Sauce

By Traeger Kitchen

Cranberry sauce on a Traeger? Oh yeah, throw a touch a smoke into this best supporting actor contender on Turkey Day.

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

25 Minutes




Number of people serving


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Units of measurement:
1 Whole orange, zested and reserved
2 Cranberries, bags
1 Whole orange zest
1/2 Cup raw cane sugar
2 star anise
1 Whole cinnamon stick


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the temperature to High and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

  • 2

    Cut the orange in half, place cut side down on the grill and cook for 10 minutes, until juicy. Remove from the grill.

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C

    • 1 Whole orange, zested and reserved

  • 3

    In a medium saucepan, combine the cranberries, orange zest, sugar, star anise, and cinnamon stick. Squeeze the orange juice into the pan.

    • 2  Cranberries, bags

    • 1 Whole orange zest

    • 1/2 Cup raw cane sugar

    • 2  star anise

    • 1 Whole cinnamon stick

  • 4

    Place over medium heat and cook, allowing the berries to open up and the sauce to thicken about 10-15 minutes.

  • 5

    Remove from the heat, cool, and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Enjoy!

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