Cranberry-Walnut Relish

by | Updated: December 3rd, 2016 | Read time: 1 minute

Want to dazzle family and friends this Thanksgiving with a tart, rich cranberry side dish that makes turkey taste more succulent and brings out the savory goodness of stuffing, corn soufflés and other starchy fare? Then look no further than this quick cranberry-walnut relish recipe. We promise, you’ll be grateful for how easy it is to assemble when every other surface of your kitchen countertop is covered with food!

This tart, rich cranberry dish can put together in minutes. Click to shop for organic ingredients.

Cranberry-Walnut Relish


28 oz. (2 cans) of organic whole cranberry sauce
10 oz. (1 can) of organic mandarin oranges in unsweetened juice, drained
1/2 cup chopped organic walnuts
1/2 cup chopped organic pecans


1. Empty cranberries into large bowl. Drain mandarin oranges and mix with cranberries.

2. Chop nuts with a knife or put on low speed in food processor for a few pulses. Add nuts to relish.

3. Keep mixture chilled before serving.

Recipe courtesy of Jorie Mark,’s Director of Marketing Communications and mom to three kids, ages 3 to 10.  Looking for more healthy holiday meal ideas? Visit the  Vitacost Recipes archive for great gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, paleo, low-carb and many other options!