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Cranberry jalapeno salsa

Cranberry Jalapeño Salsa

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 2 cups cranberries fresh cranberries preferred
  • 1 jalapeño pepper seeds removed and chopped
  • 2 scallions chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice from the orange, not store-bought
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/3 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Using a blender or food processor, process all ingredients until you reach your desired consistency.
  • Serve immediately, or for best flavor refrigerate for a minimum of 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld.


Want it spicier? Try using serrano peppers instead of jalapeños. The range 10,000 to 23,000 SHU on the Scoville scale, often twice as hot as the jalapeño (2,500 - 8,000 SHU). Plus, they are close enough in flavor (fresh and bright) to work well as a substitute!