Cranberry and Beet Relish

Cranberry and Beet Relish

  • Prep: 1 hr 30 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 1 hr 30 min
  • Serving: 10 cups

A beautiful blend of sweet and tart flavor, this relish can be served with roasted pork, turkey or chicken.


  • 2 pounds fresh cranberries
  • 3 apples (Fuji or Gala), peeled, quartered and cored
  • 3 navel oranges
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups (drained) jarred, sliced beets (not pickled), chopped
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Place the fresh cranberries in a food processor and process on high until finely chopped, then add the apples and process until finely chopped as well.
  2. Empty the cranberries and apples into a large bowl, and then place the celery into the food processor and finely chop. Transfer the celery to the bowl with the cranberry mixture.
  3. Peel the oranges and then using a sharp knife, cut off and discard the pith. Remove the segments and place into the bowl with the cranberries, apples and celery.
  4. Stir in the brown sugar, sugar, cinnamon , nutmeg, salt, and pepper to the cranberry mixture, and then cover and refrigerate for 1 hour to allow flavors to blend.

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