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Cranberry Relish Recipe

Cranberry Relish Recipe

Pears and ginger turn a classic side into something spectacular. —Deb Williams, Peoria, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 2 medium pears, peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine all ingredients. Cook over medium heat until berries pop, about 15 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl; refrigerate until chilled. Yield: 3 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 94 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 25mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 2g fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fruit.

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jodibiscevic User ID: 7470936 180043
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2013

"Fantastic recipe! I 'm not a huge fan of turkey...and this has me so excited to eat it now. I took the suggestion and used canned pears (added at end of cooking time). Good stuff!"

bebs1818 User ID: 1315130 192856
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2011

"Delicious twist on the traditional sauce!Really likethis recipe!"

zamchik User ID: 5546002 191567
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2010

"I made this for Thanksgiving and had several requests to make it again for Christmas. It was very simple, but very delicious. The pears are a great complement to the cranberries. I'm sure this will become a family staple recipe."

Vikki Cain User ID: 5628895 189163
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2010

"I found this recipe several years ago and it has become a family and friend favorite. I'm requested to make it every year for Thanksgiving."

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