spiced cranberry-orange relish

★★★★☆ 3
a recipe by
Carol Michels
Charles City, IA

The subtle spicing adds depth to the dish, and leaves you wondering, "What makes this so much better than the usual cranberry relish?"

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Yes, this spiced cranberry-orange relish will be delicious with your Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey. But, it is for so much more than that. It has a jelly, jam-like texture, so spread it on a bagel or toast. Use it on a charcuterie board with cheese, meat, and crackers. We like the way orange tastes with the cranberries. It's a sweet burst of flavor with a subtle hint of spice.

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★★★★☆ 3
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For spiced cranberry-orange relish

  • 2/3 c
    orange juice
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground allspice
  • 1 1/3 c
    white sugar
  • 12 oz
    fresh cranberries
  • zest of one orange

How To Make spiced cranberry-orange relish

  • Orange juice, spices, and sugar simmering on the stove.
    1
    Simmer orange juice and spices for five minutes. Stir in sugar.
  • Orange juice and cranberries added to saucepan.
    2
    Sort cranberries, discarding any that are soft or shriveled. Add to orange juice mixture. Sprinkle with grated orange zest.
  • Simmering relish on the stove.
    3
    Cook over medium heat.
  • Cooked until the cranberries have popped.
    4
    Stir occasionally, until most of the cranberries have popped. Refrigerate and serve chilled.
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