Cranberry-Orange Chutney

Prep Time: 
45 minutes prep + chill time
Number of Servings: 
Serves 12 (about 3 cups)


  • 3 cup whole cranberries
  • 1 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1 medium-sized orange (preferably organic)
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 14 tsp ground cardamom
  • 14 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 18 tsp ground cloves


  1. Pick over cranberries and remove any loose or attached stems or leaves. Rinse cranberries under running water in a colander.
  2. Combine cranberries, honey or maple syrup, and 18 cup of water in a medium pan set over medium heat. Bring mixture to a low boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.
  3. Uncover pan and simmer for 10 minutes more, stirring occasionally.
  4. Cut unpeeled orange into chunks. Add chunks to a food processor or blender and chop into a fine pulp.
  5. Add orange pulp, spices, and another 18 cup of water to cranberry mixture. Simmer for 20 minutes, uncovered, stirring often. Chill before serving.
Nutrition Info: 
90 Calories, 23 g Carbohydrates, 1 g Fiber, 3 mg Sodium, ★★★★ Manganese, Vitamin C


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