Give some zing to your traditional cranberry sauce recipe by adding jalapeño and lime. This healthy, homemade cranberry relish pairs beautifully with turkey, but also works just as well as a spread for sandwiches or even as a taco topping.

Hilary Meyer
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2015


Recipe Summary

20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine cranberries, lime zest, lime juice, jalapeno to taste, onion, sugar, oil and salt in a food processor. Pulse until coarsely chopped. Let stand until the sugar has dissolved, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a serving dish. Serve at room temperature or cover and refrigerate until cold.



Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

85 calories; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 14g 5% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 2.1g 8% DV; sugars 10.3g; fat 3.6g 6% DV; saturated fat 0.5g 3% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 44.9IU 1% DV; vitamin c 8.4mg 14% DV; folate 1.5mcg; calcium 4.7mg 1% DV; iron 0.1mg 1% DV; magnesium 3.2mg 1% DV; potassium 45.4mg 1% DV; sodium 19.3mg 1% DV; thiaminmg 1% DV; added sugar 8g.

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Made this with 1 jalapeño as a last-minute contribution to a Thanksgiving dinner. Everyone loved it including one who hates spicy food! I've use more jalapeño since and it's addictive. Goes well with everything. I've even sneaked a spoonful all by itself. Read More