Spicy Cranberry Salsa

Need a change from your standard cranberry sauce recipe and want to leave dinner guests raving? Serve this Spicy Cranberry Salsa at your next get-together. Try this spicy salsa recipe with turkey and pork, even tacos.
Makes about 1 3/4 cups


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1 teaspoon olive oil
1 onion (6 oz.), chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
3 fresh serrano chilies, stemmed and chopped
1 cup (about 5 oz.) dried cranberries
2 firm-ripe tomatoes (about 1/2 lb. total), cored, seeded, and diced
1/2 cup apple cider
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
Salt and pepper


1. In a 10- to 12-inch nonstick frying pan over medium heat, stir oil, onion, garlic, and chilies often until onion is lightly browned, about 5 minutes.

2. Add cranberries, tomatoes, and cider. Simmer, stirring often, until cranberries are soft when pressed, about 5 minutes.

3. Purée salsa mixture in a blender or food processor.

4. Add parsley, and season salsa with salt and pepper to taste. Serve at room temperature.

Nutritional analysis per tablespoon.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 23
Caloriesfromfat 7.8 %
Protein 0.1 g
Fat 0.2 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 5.3 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Sodium 1.2 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg