Cranberry Relish Recipes

I love cranberries at the table for all my holiday meals, and this is a vibrant version to serve alongside your meats and veggies. It only uses a handful of fresh ingredients with zero fuss of cooking anything down. This was a hit at my Thanksgiving party, and will be making an appearance for Christmas!


I used this in my day-after-Thanksgiving turkey sandwich and it was so good! :)


  • 2 cups raw cranberries, rinsed
  • 2 tart apples
  • 1 large seedless orange
  • 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt (optional)


  1. Peel and core the apples, then cut into thick slices.
  2. Peel the zest off the orange, leaving the white part on the orange.
  3. Cut the orange in half, then cut one half into small segments.
  4. Place cranberries, apples, half the orange zest (save the other half for another recipe), and the half orange segments into a food processor.
  5. Pulse everything a few times until chopped up.
  6. Squeeze in the juice from the other half of the orange. Pulse one or two more times, but leaving it a bit chunky. You don't want a paste.
  7. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the sugar a little at a time to see how much suits your tastes. Add in salt, if desired. Let it rest at room temperature for half an hour until the sugar dissolves. Cover and store in fridge until ready to use.
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This is an easy and delicious side dish I make especially at holiday times, but other times too as I buy and freeze cranberries in the fall when they're available. Just put the package as is in the freezer then wash and use when needed.

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Toss cranberries and sugar; place in a lightly greased 2 qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour. Stir in walnuts, marmalade and lemon juice. Refrigerate.

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Making your own cranberry relish can be a hit with turkey for a holiday treat.

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Something my mother used to keep in the fridge a lot when I was a kid. She usually served some kind of salad or fruit at every meal.

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Grind cranberries and onion. Add sugar, sour cream, horseradish. Mix. Taste for horseradish content; add more if desired. Let stand in refrigerator overnight. Serve chilled. May be frozen.

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Mix above ingredients together. Let set at least 2 hours, overnight if possible. This is great at Thanksgiving and Christmas!

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March 26, 2010

I am looking for a cranberry relish recipe, I think that is what it is called. It has whole berry cranberry sauce, crushed pineapple, and nuts, I think walnuts.

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November 19, 2009

Recipe for making cranberry relish.

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