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Cran-Apple Salsa

 Cran-Apple Salsa
Here’s a festive twist on traditional holiday cranberry relish. Says Jody Bauer of Balaton, Minnesota: "This salsa packs a tart-sweet blend of fresh flavors, goes together in simply minutes and the colors are beautiful! We think it makes the perfect party dip to celebrate the season."
20 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed
  • 3 medium apples, cut into wedges
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into pieces
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons chopped jalapeno pepper
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • Tortilla chips


  • In a food processor, process the cranberries, apples, red pepper and
  • onion in batches until coarsely pureed.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Stir in the sugar, apple juice, cilantro,
  • jalapeno and lime peel. Refrigerate until serving. Serve with
  • tortilla chips. Yield: 5 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1/4 cup (calculated without chips) equals 45 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 fruit.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red

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