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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 18
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 42.3
  • Total Fat: 0.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 0.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 0.2 g

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Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)

Submitted by: CHEF_MEG
Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)

Introduction

Toss the canned cranberry jelly and use this homemade version instead. It's ready in no time, and it's full of healthy fruit!
Toss the canned cranberry jelly and use this homemade version instead. It's ready in no time, and it's full of healthy fruit!

Number of Servings: 18

Ingredients

    3/4 c sugar
    1/2 lemon, juiced
    2 oranges, zest and fruit, discard pith and membrane
    2 c cranberries, fresh or frozen
    1/4 t cinnamon, ground
    pinch cloves, ground

Tips

This is great atop Thanksgiving turkey, holiday ham or chicken breast. Use it atop oatmeal, yogurt or ice cream!
(Learn how to segment and zest an orange.)

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Directions

Remove the zest from the two oranges using a zester or a small knife. Place the zest, sugar, and 3/4 cup of water into a saucepan. Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes. Add cranberries and continue to cook until the cranberries start to pop, about 2 minutes. Transfer entire mixture to the bowl of a food processor. Add the oranges and spices to the mixture. Process until mixture is combined. Transfer to a plastic or glass container and refrigerate, covered, for 12 hours.
A serving is 2 tablespoons.






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  • Good
    44 of 47 people found this review helpful
    I use a bag of berries, sub the sugar with splenda, use one large or two small navel oranges, , put all in processor, , store in bowl,, fits great in my diabetic/high BP, high cholesterol/allergy diet!! Maybe I will add some cinnamon to some this year for a change! - 11/10/09

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  • 27 of 27 people found this review helpful
    We grind up a bag of cranberries, 1 orange, 1 apple, 1 cup walnuts. Everthing is put into a container and we add 1 cup sugar and and put into refridgerator till we are ready to eat! It is so yummy on turkey sandwiches too! - 11/16/09

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  • Very Good
    25 of 25 people found this review helpful
    I also do a similar one but even the recipe is too much sugar for me. Yes, cranberries are tart, but I HATE super sweet sides. When I use a half a cup of sugar, it tastes fine and when I bring it to whomever is doing thanksgiving, there is NEVER any leftovers. - 11/12/09

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  • 21 of 32 people found this review helpful
    I really hate it when people list something like this as 18 servings. So what do we do? Set out 18 dishes and try to evenly divide it? Why not say 1 tbs or something? Grrrr. - 3/7/11

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  • 18 of 18 people found this review helpful
    ADD APPLE, CELERY AND NUTS AND LEAVE OUT THE CLOVES AND IT'S JUST WHAT MY GRANDMOTHER USED TO MAKE AND I MAKE NOW!
    SOMETIMES I ADD CRANBERRY JELLO AND PUT IT IN A BEAUTIFUL MOLD FOR COMPANY (REDUCE THE SUGAR IF YOU DO THAT). - 11/22/09

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  • 18 of 19 people found this review helpful
    no need to cook - i make a raw recipe (healthier anyways) - 1 bag of berries, 1 orange, including a good amount of the peel "zested" and cinnamon. i use honey instead of sugar. - 11/16/09

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  • 18 of 18 people found this review helpful
    This reminds me of the Cranberry/Orange relish my mother used to make, but we never used the lemon, cloves or cinnamon. The recipe was on the bags of cranberries we bought and we also used the entire orange. We'd put everything but the sugar into a meat grinder, then add the sugar after. - 11/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    16 of 16 people found this review helpful
    I have never liked cranberry sauce, due to the tarty flavor. I made this dish as my contribution to Thanksgiving meal. I chose not to use the food processor, b/c I wanted the chunky homemade appearance. The orange in it made a wonderful citrus taste. Delicious! I received rave reviews! - 11/28/09

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  • Incredible!
    16 of 16 people found this review helpful
    I made this using frozen cranberries that I had on hand and 2 cans of mandarin oranges. I used the juice from the oranges (simply water and sugar) So I used less sugar very easy it was great tasting! - 11/27/09

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  • 9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I make mine with 1/2 c. maple syrup, 1/2 c. of cran-raspberry juice, zest of 1 orange, 1 diced apple and 1 bag cranberries. After boiling, I toss in a 1/2 c of walnuts. Delicious and not too sweet. I'll try the orange and lemon juices from this recipe instead of cran-raspberry and see how it is. - 11/22/09

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  • 7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    i do mine by the bag 1 cup water and 1 cup of sugar (yes i once used splenda and had to throw it away) and cook until the berries pop any leftovers go on oatmeal in the morning assuming it's not all gone - 11/22/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I made and served it at thanksgiving. Everyone loved it. My husband used the leftovers for an ice cream topper. - 12/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I made the recipe as the ingredients were listed and my family raved about it. We will be making this side dish again next year. - 11/26/09

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  • 6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I know there is no such thing as a stupid question but this one is on the border probably. What is the orange zest? The peel or the outside part? - 11/22/09

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  • 6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I do a similar recipe but only one orange and I also add some chopped dried apricots. No cinnamon or cloves. - 11/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Orange zest is the orange peel on the outside not the white stuff if you can avoid it. Love cranberry sc. - 2/18/11

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  • 4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I just bought fresh cranberries and was looking for a recipe. Thanks - 11/22/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    awesome - 10/11/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I'm diabetic so change the sugar to Splenda then it's doable. - 11/22/09

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I bet leftovers would be good on yogurt and on peanutbutter sandwich - 11/22/09

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    mine is similar, I add more spices and cook longer. I don't put it through the blender though. I tend to make it tarter than the store bought. - 11/14/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    If putting it in a food processor which to me means we are grinding it up... why are there whole cranberries in the picture???

    And are you using the juice of the oranges? I don't like oranges so I am not familiar with discard pith and membrane.

    wish there was a video! - 11/24/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I had to look up 'zest'. If it works out I'll make more for Thanksgiving. - 11/22/10

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  • 1 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I needed a good recipe for cranberries ! - 11/22/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Never made my own before, but will make some this year.
    sounds very good. Thank you. - 11/22/09

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