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Cranberry Salsa Recipe

Cranberry Salsa is a great festive holiday appetizer featuring fresh cranberries, onion, lime, jalapeño and cilantro. The salsa is served over a brick of cream cheese and served with crackers.
Course Appetizer
Keyword Cranberry Salsa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 21kcal
Author Karli Bitner


  • Blender or food processor


  • 6 oz fresh cranberries
  • 1/4 cup red onion minced
  • 1 jalapeno deseeded, minced
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro minced
  • 1 fresh lime
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 8 oz brick cream cheese


  • In a blender or food processor, pulse the cranberries until chopped.
  • Transfer the cranberries to a medium sized bowl. Add in the minced onion, minced jalepeno, and minced cilantro.
  • Stir to combine.
  • In a separate small bowl, combine the juice of 1 whole lime and the sugar. Whisk until combined.
  • Pour the dressing over the cranberry mixture. Stir to combine.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes or more to let the flavors combine and marinade.
  • Serve over cream cheese with crackers.


Calories: 21kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 34mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 38IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg