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Spiced Gooseberry Sauce

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Number of servings: 5


    • 1 16.5-oz can gooseberries
    • 1/4 cup brown sugar
    • 2 tsp cornstarch
    • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
    • 1/4 tsp cloves
    • 1/4 tsp salt


Drain gooseberries, reserving syrup.

Combine gooseberry syrup, sugar, cornstarch, spices, and salt in small saucepan. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened and clear. Stir in gooseberries, and heat through.

Serve warm with meat or poultry.

Nutrition Facts
Spiced Gooseberry Sauce
Serving Size 1/5 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 90 Calories from Fat 5
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 100mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 16g
Protein 1g  
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 45%
Calcium 4%
Iron 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 1
Meat 0
Fruit 1
Vegetable 0
Milk 0
Fat 0
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Reproduced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Used with permission.
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