Five Minute Festive Cranberry Salsa combines fresh cranberries, jalapenos, cilantro, red onions, honey, and lime juice into an amazing treat.
This fabulous cranberry salsa appetizer is a holiday favorite served over a brick of softened cream cheese.
This amazing Five Minute Festive Cranberry Jalapeno Salsa combines fresh cranberries, jalapenos, cilantro, red onions, honey, and lime juice into an amazing treat. It is absolutely breathtaking over cream cheese with crackers or chips. It makes quite the colorful treat for holiday parties and soirees.
Sometime in mid-October, the local grocery stores around here start carrying fresh cranberries. Consequently, there are so many outstanding recipes that come from this tart berry. This Five Minute Festive Cranberry Jalapeno Salsa is simply amazing. Somehow the spicy flavor of the jalapenos complements the cranberries just perfectly. It is not too spicy nor bitter from the cranberries. Some kind of crazy chemistry combines for perfect harmony.
How to make Cranberry Salsa Recipe
Add the cranberries, red onion, orange zest, lime zest, honey, jalapenos, cilantro, and lime juice to a food processor. Then pulse several times to chop to desired consistency. Remove the lid several times to check for consistency. You don’t want to go too far, and this step goes very quickly. If you are not serving it immediately, store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Ways to serve this salsa
- Spooned over grilled chicken or fish
- Ladled over a block of softened cream cheese
- With freshly baked cinnamon chips
- As an accompaniment to grilled beef or pork tenderloin
- In baked Brie with puff pastry
- Spooned over baked meatloaf
- With crispy cheese quesadillas
Are cranberries healthy?
You bet your bottom dollar they are. They have been linked to a lower risk of urinary tract infections. They also act as anti-inflammatories because they benefit people with rheumatoid arthritis and stomach and digestive issues. Cranberries are low in calories and high in vitamins C, A, and K, making them the perfect salsa ingredient. You can find more information on the Possible Health Benefits of Cranberries!
So if great food, healthy choices, and awesome presentation are important to you, then put this delectable Five Minute Festive Cranberry Jalapeno Salsa on your holiday appetizer list. Wow, your friends and family. Sit back and soak up the compliments. Good job, my friend!! Actually, great job, my friend.
Other cranberry recipes to try!
Five Minute Festive Cranberry Jalapeno Salsa
This five-minute festive Cranberry Salsa combines fresh cranberries, jalapenos, cilantro, red onions, honey, and lime juice into a fantastic treat.
- Prep Time: 5
- Total Time: 5
- Yield: 16
- Category: appetizer
- Method: food processor
- Cuisine: American
- 1 (12 ounce) bag fresh cranberries
- 1/2 medium red onion chopped
- 1 tablespoon orange zest
- 1 tablespoon lime zest
- 1/2 cup honey
- 2 jalapeno peppers seeded and minced
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 2 limes juiced
- Combine cranberries, red onion, orange zest, lime zest, honey, jalapenos, cilantro, and lime juice in a food processor. Pulse several times to chop to medium consistency. Refrigerate if not used immediately.
This is absolutely delicious over a block of cream cheese with butter crisp crackers.
Keywords: cranberry jalapeno salsa, cranberry salsa with cream cheese. cranberry salsa dip
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