Cranberry Orange Relish

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"Basic cranberry relish for Thanksgiving or anytime you yearn for cranberry relish. this was printed in Saveur (November 2015) but very close to what I make every year - skipping the alcohol"

Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (89 g)
  • Calories 137.1
  • Total Fat - 0.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 437.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 33.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.3 g
  • Sugars - 30.6 g
  • Protein - 0.3 g
  • Calcium - 6.9 mg
  • Iron - 0.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 19.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

In a saucepan, gate the zest of half of an orange and then chop the flesh and peel add it to the pan along with the cranberries, sugar, lime juice, grand mariner (if using) and salt and bring to a simmer over medium heat,cook stirring until cranberries burst and sauce thickens (8-10 minutes). Scrape into a bowl and let cool before serving.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



I cheated and tasted a little so I can review it. I substituted 2 tablespoons orange juice plus 1/2 teaspoon orange extract in place of the Grand Marnier. It smells so heavenly; I wish I didn't have to wait to eat it. The orange peel softened just the right amount. If I would have planned better I would have made two batches.

(26 Nov 2020)