Ginger-Cranberry Relish

Cranberry-orange is a classic fall flavor combo. We kept that pairing here and added a little kick with the help of spicy-sweet crystallized ginger for a fresh take on classic cranberry relish.

Ginger-Cranberry Relish
Photo: Blaine Moats
Hands On Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
80 mins
3 cups


  • 1 large orange

  • 1 12 ounce package fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed if frozen (3 cups)

  • 1 small red apple, cored and coarsely chopped

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

  • teaspoon ground cloves

  • cup chopped walnuts, toasted

  • ¼ - ½ cup honey

  • 3 tablespoon finely chopped crystallized ginger


  1. Using a vegetable peeler, remove three wide strips of zest from orange. If necessary, use a spoon to scrape any white pith off strips. Coarsely chop zest; you should have 1 Tbsp. Squeeze juice from orange. You should have 1/3 cup.

  2. In a food processor combine zest, cranberries, apple, cloves, and 1/2 tsp. kosher salt; pulse until chopped. Add orange juice. Pulse three times or until just combined.

  3. Transfer cranberry mixture to a medium bowl. Stir in walnuts, honey, and ginger. Chill, covered, at least 1 hour or up to 1 day. If desired, garnish with additional toasted walnuts. Serves 6.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

84 Calories
4g Fat
11g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 84
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Sodium 95mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 13.4mg 67%
Calcium 24mg 2%
Iron 0.8mg 4%
Potassium 157mg 3%
Folate, total 15.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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