Easy Berry Relish Recipe
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Easy Berry Relish Recipe

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This tart flavorful relish will catch your eye and entice your taste buds. It captures the flavor of the season and adds beautiful color to a meal. Plus, it only has five ingredients. Your guests will be impressed. -Dorothy Anderson, Ottawa, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 2-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1-2/3 cups ginger ale
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 package (3 ounces) raspberry gelatin

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 257 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 23mg sodium, 66g carbohydrate (62g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the cranberries, sugar, ginger ale and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat until the berries pop, about 15 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in gelatin until dissolved. Pour into serving bowl. Chill overnight. Yield: 5 cups.
Originally published as Easy Berry Relish in Taste of Home December/January 1996, p31

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cheercoach1915 User ID: 5210719 9828
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2011

"I never like cranberry relish until I made this. I get requests all of the time to bring this along."

cheercoach1915 User ID: 5210719 9455
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2010

"If this didn't set than you obviously didn't make it properly. I have made this over and over and it asked for very often. I ONLY use Jello brand jello for this and never had any setting issues. I HATE traditional cranberry sauce and such but I LOVE this dish!!!!!!!!!! It's a MUST try!"

Plastic_Cup_of_Stars User ID: 3991344 17571
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2009

"This relish was a huge disappointment. It NEVER set. Even after 3 days. Needless to say, I didn't have any cranberries ready for Thanksgiving. I think the taste would've been good if it wasn't so soupy. Also, the 3 oz. of gelatin has got to be a typo. To fix the dish, I added an additional 3 oz., re-boiled the mixture, let it set in the fridge, and gave it to my neighbor. Very disappointing recipe."

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