Cranberry Orange Relish
Many years ago while hosting a large Thanksgiving dinner I was looking for something different to serve in place of the traditional cranberry sauce. I don't remember if I found this recipe in the food section of a local newspaper or a magazine but it quickly became a family favorite. I took oranges and cut them in half, scooped out the insides, cut a zig-zag pattern around the rims then put the relish recipe below into each orange cup. I then placed them all around the turkey on a large platter. It makes a beautiful presentation for special dinners.
- 2 apples, chopped (put in lemon juice to preserve color then drain)
- 2 navel oranges, cut into small pieces
- 2 cans Ocean Spray Whole Cranberry Sauce
- 3 -4 Tablespoons sugar
- 1/4 tsp of Cinnamon (more or less to taste)
- dash of ground nutmeg
- dash of ground cloves
- 1/8 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp orange peel
- Combine all ingredients into a medium-size bowl, mix well. & cover.
- Refrigerate overnight for best flavor.
Note: Cranberry Orange Relish makes a great fruit dessert any time of the year. Serve by itself or over a nice pound cake topped with whipped cream. Compliments poultry, & pork main dishes.
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