Mom's Thanksgiving Cranberry Relish

Robyn Bruce


This is one of my mom's age old recipes. It was always on our holiday table. When it's ready to eat, you just put a little on the side of your plate and eat it the way it is.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
No-Cook or Other


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  • 1 pkg
    whole fresh cranberries (i think they come in 16 oz. packages)
  • 1
    whole fresh lemon
  • 1
    whole fresh orange
  • 2 c

How to Make Mom's Thanksgiving Cranberry Relish


  1. Using a grinder or a food processor, (not a blender) grind the cranberries and alternate with chunks of orange and lemon, including the rinds.

    Add sugar to the mixture. Mix well.

    This is best if made about 2 days ahead of time and kept refrigerated. (Gives the flavors time to blend well!)

    **Mom says that a grinder works best, but you can use a food processor (just pulse it) if you take care not to let it turn to mush. The idea is to have a coarse "relish" consistency.

    This recipe is not only delicious, but really looks pretty.

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About Mom's Thanksgiving Cranberry Relish

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy

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