Cranberries are the favored fruit of the holiday season, but you don’t have to wait for the holidays to incorporate them into your healthy eating plan. Enjoy these berries a wide variety of-friendly recipes, including salads, cheesecake, and main-dish meals. If you love cranberry relish, try this version that features tangerines for a delightful taste variation.
1 12 - ounce package fresh cranberries (3 cups)
2 medium tangerines
1/4-1/3 cup sugar
Rinse cranberries under running water and discard any soft or old berries; set aside.
Slice each unpeeled tangerine into fifths; remove seeds. Place tangerine slices in a food processor; cover and process until coarsely chopped. Transfer to a medium bowl.
Add all but 1/2 cup of the cranberries to the food processor; cover and process until coarsely chopped. Add to tangerines in bowl; stir in the remaining 1/2 cup cranberries. Stir in enough of the sugar to sweeten to taste; cover and chill for 1 hour. Stir before serving. Makes 3 cups (twelve 1/4-cup servings). Make Ahead Tip -
Prepare as directed. Cover and chill for up to 2 days. Stir before serving.
Makes 12 servings (1/4 cup each)
Per Serving: 37 cal., 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber.