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THE BEST Cranberry Relish with Nuts Recipe

Cranberry Relish with Nuts is an easy recipe made with fresh cranberries, apples, pecans, crushed pineapple, and sugar. It’s a yummy addition to your holiday meal or to use as a condiment on sandwiches using fresh cranberries.

If you’re looking for more cranberry side dishes, Jalapeño Cranberry Sauce or Cranberry Rice with Caramelized Onions will help you on your quest.

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Cranberry Relish with Nuts

This raw cranberry relish has a tart flavor that compliments meats like roasted turkey, chicken, glazed ham, pork tenderloin, and roasts.

What is Cranberry Relish?

Cranberry relish is made with uncooked ingredients featuring fresh cranberries and sugar. Additional ingredients like nuts, pineapple, oranges, celery, jalapeño peppers, and pears are ideas for changing up this recipe.

Interesting Facts About Cranberries

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Fresh Cranberries
  1. The majority of cranberries grown in the United States come from Wisconsin. According to the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center, in 2017 62% of the cranberries come from Wisconsin.
  2. There are only three fruits native to North America, and cranberries are one of them.
  3. Most of the cranberries sold are for processed foods. Only 5% of the cranberries are sold fresh.
  4. Cranberries are a perennial crop grown in human-made bogs or wetlands.
  5. Wisconsin is home to the world’s largest cranberry festival. The Warrens Cranberry Festival is a three-day event celebrating Wisconsin’s state fruit.

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Here is the recipe for Cranberry Relish with Nuts:

Ingredients for this Easy Cranberry Relish Recipe

12-ounce bag frozen or fresh cranberries (thaw before using if they are frozen)

1/2 red apple, cored, unpeeled and roughly chopped

1/3 cup pecans

1/2 cup crushed pineapple

1 cup sugar

Directions for Making Cranberry Relish

  1. Add all ingredients in a food processor. Blend until well mixed together.

Tips for Making Cranberry Relish with Nuts

  1. You can substitute walnuts for pecans.
  2. Adjust the sugar to your taste.

Printable Version of Cranberry Relish

Yield: 8 Servings

Cranberry Relish with Nuts Recipe

Cranberry Relish with Nuts Recipe

Cranberry relish with nuts is an easy recipe made with fresh cranberries, apple, crushed pineapple, and sugar. It's a flavorful condiment to add to your holiday meal.

Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12-ounce bag of frozen or fresh cranberries (thaw cranberries if using frozen)
  • 1/2 unpeeled apple, chopped and cored
  • 1/3 cup pecans
  • 1/2 cup crushed pineapple
  • 1 cup sugar

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to a food processor. Blend until well mixed together.

Notes

1. You can substitute walnuts for pecans.

2. Adjust sugar to your taste.

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 161Total Fat 3gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 0mgSodium 1mgCarbohydrates 35gFiber 2gSugar 30gProtein 1g

How long does Cranberry Relish last in the refrigerator?

This simple cranberry relish recipe will last up to ten days in the fridge.

Can you freeze cranberry relish?

I don’t recommend freezing cranberry relish because the apple will turn to mush, and the relish will be watery when thawed.

What’s the difference between cranberry sauce and cranberry relish?

Cranberry sauce is cooked down, and cranberry relish is made with raw ingredients.

Should cranberry relish be served hot or cold?

Cranberry relish with nuts should be served cold.

What do you serve with cranberry relish?

You can serve cranberry relish with your favorite meats like roasted turkey, chicken, pork tenderloin, roast beef, and ham.

Leftover cranberry relish with nuts can be used as a topping for ice cream, yogurt, and cream cheese. Mix the relish with mayonnaise to use in sandwiches too.

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