White bowl of fresh cranberry relish.

Cranberry Relish Recipe

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Rest Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Condiment
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: American


This no-cook cranberry relish is fresh, bright, tangy, and sweet and makes a beautiful addition to your holiday table.

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  • 1 orange, zested and juiced
  • 1 (12 oz.) bag fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon


  1. In the bowl of a food processor fitted with blade attachment add orange zest, orange juice, cranberries, sugar, salt, and cinnamon. 
  2. Pulse ingredients until cranberries are well minced into ⅛-inch pieces.
  3. Transfer cranberry mixture to a bowl. Refrigerate, covered, at least 1 hour before serving.