Healthy Cranberry Recipes

Bright red and bursting with tart flavor, cranberries are a tasty addition to any meal, but are extra special around the holidays. Plus, cranberries are packed with antioxidants, making them as good for you as they are delicious.


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Cranberry Sauce with Lime and Ginger
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Cranberry Sauce with Lime and Ginger

    This is one of those recipes that's as much fun to prepare as it is to eat. Zesting the lime, grating the ginger, and boiling the cranberries will make your kitchen smell delicious while you cook.

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Apple-Cranberry Crisp

    Finish a simple dinner with this pie-spiced sweet-tangy crisp. Bring it to the table knowing the oats provide a full 4 grams of fiber per serving, so you can feel extra good about each bite.

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Cranberry-Citrus Compote

    Consider showing off this pretty blend of oranges, grapefruit, and cranberries in a glass bowl on your brunch buffet. Licorice-like anise gives the sweet-tart fruit just a bit of bite.

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Cranberry-Chutney Crackers

    Dried cranberries and fresh-grated ginger are the secrets to the intense flavor of these flavor-packed nibbles. Spread on a water-style cracker to keep the sodium extra low.

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Cranberry Sauced Meatballs

    These are have-it-your-way savory barbecue party bites. Make them with ground turkey or chicken. Prepare them shortly before serving, or make the meatballs ahead, freeze, and finish in a slow cooker while you do something else.

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Cranberry Mixed Greens Salad

    Without question, this salad has visual appeal: tart berries, apple, lusty beets, textured greens, and a mustardy dressing brighten the dish. Present it as a salad course of its own or as a side dish to a light protein.

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Pork Medallions with Cranberry Chutney

    Keep the ingredients on hand for this festive but easy-to-produce entree and you can whip it up on short notice, ideal for spontaneous gatherings of friends or family.

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Braided Cranberry Bread

    Treat overnight guests to a fresh-baked loaf of Braided Cranberry Bread oozing with berries and nuts. The pretty, festive loaf comes to the table with fragrant orange peel, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.

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Turkey Cranberry Burgers

    Top ground turkey burgers with tangy cranberry sauce for a Thanksgiving-inspired treat you can enjoy year-round. The recipe includes instructions for outdoor grilling or indoor broiling to suit the season.

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Double-Cranberry Crostini

    Welcome guests with a tray of creamy-tart Double-Cranberry Crostini. The berry glistens on top of chutney, while the cream cheese provides a cool complement.

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