Jellied Cranberry Beet Relish

Total Time
2hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 2 hrs

For anyone who'd like a change from the usual cranberry sauce, this recipe may just be what you've been looking for. It's a tangy-sweet relish just brimming with beautiful ruby-red beets, celery, onions and, of course, cranberries.Serve it with roast turkey or roast goose. This relish may be made up to 24 hours before serving. <<Cooking time is refrigeration time.>> The recipe comes from The Canadian Living Christmas Book.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine cranberries, water and 1/4 cup orange juice in a saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium, and cook for about 4 minutes or until cranberries pop and soften.
  3. While cranberries are cooking, sprinkle gelatin over remaining orange juice then allow to stand for 1 minute to soften.
  4. Add gelatin/orange mixture and sugar to cranberry mixture, stirring until gelatin dissolves.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in remaining ingredients.
  6. Pour into rinsed but not dried 4 cup mould or deep bowl.
  7. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours (and up to 24 hours) or until set.
  8. To unmould, dip into hot water for about 20 seconds, then invert onto serving plate.


Most Helpful

Loved this relish -- a great change from the usual cranberry relish which we throughly enjoyed with a turkey dinner. Skipped the orange peel but otherwise made as directed. Thanks for sharing this keeper!

ellie_ December 06, 2009

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