12.17.2008

Chilled Cranberry Soup

This recipe can be made in advance and served cold right from the refrigerator. Hope you enjoy!

Ingredients:
4 cups fresh cranberries
3 cups water
1½ cups sugar
4 inches stick cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ground cloves
½ tsp allspice
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon finely shredded lemon peel
1 tablespoon finely shredded orange peel
2 large cans mandarin oranges—one for soup and one for garnish
Mint Leaves (optional)

Directions:
In a 3-quart saucepan combine cranberries, water, sugar, cinnamon sticks, cloves, and allspice and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered about 5 minutes or till about half of cranberries are popped. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice, lemon peel, orange peel, and 1 can mandarin oranges, drained. Cool. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours. To serve, ladle into soup bowls. Top each serving with mandarin oranges in flower/star shape with a mint leaf in center. Serves 6 to 8 (¼ cup side-dish servings)

Recipe Via Tammy Maltby author of the upcoming book, Loving with Your Life: The Miracle of Hospitality

6 comments:

  1. That sounds de-lish!

    And do I mind that you submitted my stockings? No way...I'm flattered :-) Thank you so much!! I'll have to check out that site.

    And I can't believe I forgot to send you my MTM! I'm on it as soon as I get my daughter off to school!

    Have a great day :-)

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  2. That soup sounds really good, not to mention, I bet it's an absolutely gorgeous colour!

    Congrats on your Saucy week! I'm really enjoying your blog!

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  3. okay, i don't like cranberry, but hubby does, i just might have to make some of that for him! Thanks!

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  4. Sounds good!

    Stopping by to say congrats on being Saucy!

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  5. This looks yummy! Thanks for sharing. Congrats on your saucy blog!

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  6. Bookmarking and showing my mom in the morning! Can't wait to try it!

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