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cranberry pear relish

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Margaret Ruhl
Keystone Heights, FL

This is a favorite holiday sauce that I make and share every year. Even those who have previously disliked traditional cranberry sauce can enjoy the milder, less tart flavor of this one. It gets rave reviews and recipe requests every time!

★★★★★ 1
serves 12 (1/4 cup) servings
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For cranberry pear relish

  • 1 md
    navel orange
  • 4 md
    pears, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 12 oz
    fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    grated orange peel
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger or 1 tsp grated fresh gingerroot
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground allspice

How To Make cranberry pear relish

  • 1
    Squeeze juice from the orange, removing the seeds; add enough water to measure 1/2 cup. Pour into a saucepan; add all the remaining ingredients.
  • 2
    Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 25 to 30 minutes or until the cranberries pop and mixture is thickened. Cool mixture and cover, storing in the refrigerator.