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Easy Homemade Berry Sauce

This easy homemade berry sauce is a delicious vegan recipe with just 3 simple ingredients.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Berries
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 75kcal
Cost $.32 per serving

Ingredients

  • 1 lb mixed berries (e.g. raspberries, strawberries, blueberries)
  • 2 tbs water
  • 1/4-1/2 cup maple syrup or to taste

Instructions

  • Stir together the ingredients in a medium skillet. Start out using 1/4 cup of maple syrup.
  • Simmer the ingredients, covered, over medium-low heat. The mixture will become quite watery as the berries break down. Remove the cover at this point and continue simmering until you have the consistency you want.
  • Taste the mixture. Unless you’re using very sweet berries, it will probably be tart. Add up to another 1/4 cup of maple syrup. Continue simmering until you have a slightly thickened sauce with a flavor you like.
  • Optional: If you want a thick berry sauce, add a teaspoon or two of arrowroot (or other) starch. Mix in the starch with a whisk, and continue to whisk over medium-low heat until thickened to your liking.

Nutrition

Calories: 75kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg