Fresh Cranberry Relish

Cranberry Relish

When I was at the grocery store picking up the cranberries, they had one of those buy two and get them cheap so I ended up walking home with twice as many cranberries as I really needed. It was ok though as there was another thing that I wanted to try with cranberries, a fresh cranberry relish. This relish is pretty simple consisting of fresh cranberries, an apple, an orange and sugar to balance out the tartness of the cranberries. Yes, you read that right; there is a whole orange with the peel and all in there. (The peel gives it a really amazing orange flavour.) This cranberry relish is certainly not a replacement for a cranberry sauce but it is wonderful in its own right. It is so fresh and vibrant and the flavour combination is pretty amazing. I could easily eat a large bowl of this like a salad or it would go well on some vanilla yogurt.

Cranberry Relish

A super easy fresh cranberry relish.

Servings: makes 2 cups

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Printable Recipe
  • 1 (12 ounce) bag fresh cranberries
  • 1 apple, unpeeled, cored, cut into cubes
  • 1 orange, unpeeled, cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  1. Puree everything in a food processor to desired consistency.

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Cranberry Sauce
Gingered Cranberry Sauce
Cranberry Chutney
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Maple Cranberry Sauce


Mo 'Betta said...

both cranberry dishes sound wonderful! I'm bookmarking them for the holidays!!

belesaaru said...

Looks really bright and colorful, would love to try it!

Lyndsey said...

Looks great, can't wait to make it!

Maria said...

One of my favorite holiday sides.

Kate said...

I've been reading your blog for a while now. I'm finding it super interesting (I've even bookmarked you for quick access!)

You hit home with this cranberry recipe...this year my new obsession is cranberries, it's been muffins galore! My fave so far...cranberry pancakes! Just drop a wee bit of chopped up cranberry after pouring your batter on the skillet and you're good to go. I think I'm going to stock up my freezer with a few bags for the times of year when we don't have them.

Keep up the awesome posts, I was dissapointed when you went on vacation!

The Girlie Blog said...

Love berries! Sounds both yummy and healthy!

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Laura said...

This reminds me of my grandmother's relish. I've taken it to other people's dinners and they think I'm crazy!

Joanne said...

Mmm so intriguing. I bet this would be great stirred into a bowl of oatmeal.

Cooking Ukrainian said...

Sounds really delicious! The idea is so fresh! I like it a lot!

Mary Gem said...

yummy yummy

Julie said...

Oh! that looks a lot like my cranberry sauce :) Sounds great with the apple, I'm gonna try your version next time!

jancd said...

My mom made a recipe similar to this but added chopped toasted pecans. I make it every Thanksgiving.

Rivki Locker said...

Sounds delicious. I went crazy with cranberries on sale too, and discovered that they freeze really well. You can use them in most recipes right from the freezer!

Anonymous said...

I make something similar, but am going to try the addition of the apple next time. I find that this is a great 'pantry' item as I use it in the filling of cinnamon rolls, mixed with cottage cheese for lunch, as a relish for most things, mixed with fruit salad as a dressing, etc, etc, etc!

Anonymous said...

My mom makes this recipe. It is soooo de-lish!! I don't care for out-of-the-can cranberry relish (or anything that resembles it) but I can eat my weight in this relish. And that's saying a lot! :)

Anonymous said...

make this every year for both christmas and thanksgiving, i add cinnamon , ginger, nutmeg , whatever I am in the mood for

Anonymous said...

Thanks - I'm going to make this to go with my nut roast for veggie Christmas dinner this year

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