Lemon Ginger Cranberry Relish is made with pineapple juice, fresh ginger, ground cloves, sugar and lemon zest. Perfect to top your Thanksgiving turkey!
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Lemon Ginger Cranberry Relish

This is tasty and easy-to-make Lemon Ginger Cranberry Relish is great to make ahead for Thanksgiving Christmas or Easter as it freezes very well. It's a flavorful accompaniment to any turkey dinner!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cranberry relish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Author Joanne Schweitzer


  • 12 oz fresh whole cranberries, rinsed
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/3 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon zest from 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp grated, fresh ginger or ¼ tsp of ground ginger
  • 2 dashes ground cloves


  • Put cranberries in a food processor and set to low until minced (about 10 seconds.)
  • Put minced cranberries into a 1 qt bowl and mix in remaining ingredients. Let sit overnight but, three days will give it maximum flavor.




Store this Lemon Ginger Cranberry Relish in the refrigerator for up to one week or freeze for several months. This is great to make ahead for Thanksgiving or Christmas as it freezes very well. 


Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg