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Cranberry Relish Recipe

Cranberry Relish

JC Phelps
Looking for the perfect topping for turkey or ham this holiday season? Look no further than this Cranberry Relish. It is absolutely divine!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Resting Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course sauce, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 152 kcal


  • Food Processor


  • 12 oz. fresh cranberries washed and dried
  • 1 c. white granulated sugar
  • 1 Granny Smith apple cored and quartered
  • 3/4 c. chopped celery
  • 1/2 orange cut, trimmed, seeds removed


  • If you do not have a food processor, you can use your knife skills here. That said, a food processor will make this immensely easier.
  • Place cranberries in the food processor; pulse gently until coarsely chopped. You want the relish to have texture. Remove and place into large bowl.
  • Pulse the celery until coarsely chopped. Add to bowl with cranberries.
  • Pulse the Granny Smith apple until coarsely chopped. Add to bowl with cranberries and celery.
  • Pulse the orange 2-3 times or until chopped. Be gentle with the orange, as it is softer than previous ingredients. Add the orange to the bowl with cranberries, apple, and celery.
  • Add sugar to the cranberries, celery, apple, and orange. Stir until fully mixed and combined. Cover + refrigerate for a minimum of one hour.
  • Serve as a topping to your favorite holiday meat, such as ham or turkey.


Sodium: 19mgCalcium: 17mgVitamin C: 12mgVitamin A: 156IUSugar: 35gFiber: 3gPotassium: 131mgCalories: 152kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gFat: 1gProtein: 1gCarbohydrates: 39gIron: 1mg
Keyword cranberry, cranberry relish, holiday recipe, meat topping, relish
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