Cranberry and Orange Relish

cranberry-relish_300A cranberry sauce that can be prepared and refrigerated up to 4 days in advance of that Thanksgiving meal.

Serves 8
Hands-On Time 10 min
Total Time 30 min

2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1 cup orange juice
16 ounces cranberries (fresh or frozen)
1/2 to 3/4 cup orange marmalade
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro (optional)

– In a saucepan, over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the ginger and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add the sugar, orange juice, and cranberries.

– Cook until the cranberries burst and the sauce thickens, about 15 minutes. Stir in the marmalade to taste (depending on desired sweetness). Turn off heat. Stir in the pepper and cilantro just before serving. Serve warm or at room temperature.

From Real Simple

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