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Holiday Salsa

 Holiday Salsa
You know it’s an amazing salsa when your guests hover around the serving bowl ’til it’s scraped clean! This boasts fresh cilantro, cranberries and just a hint of heat. —Shelly Pattison, Lubbock, Texas
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling


  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • Assorted crackers or tortilla chips


  • Place cranberries and sugar in a food processor; cover and pulse
  • until coarsely chopped. Transfer to a small bowl. Stir in the
  • onions, cilantro and pepper. Cover and refrigerate for several hours
  • or overnight.
  • To serve, place cream cheese on a serving plate. Drain salsa and
  • spoon over cream cheese. Serve with crackers or chips. Yield: 12
  • servings.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.