Fresh Blueberry and Cranberry Relish

Chilean Fresh Fruit Association

Photo provided by Chilean Fresh Fruit AssociationFresh Blueberry and Cranberry Relish is an easy-to-make, low-calorie dish that can be used as a side dish on the holiday dinner plate or as a topping for ice cream.
Photo provided by Chilean Fresh Fruit AssociationFresh Blueberry and Cranberry Relish is an easy-to-make, low-calorie dish that can be used as a side dish on the holiday dinner plate or as a topping for ice cream.

Fresh Blueberry and Cranberry Relish

Makes 12 (1/4 cup) servings. Recipe is from Chilean Fresh Fruit Association.

1 cup fresh blueberries

1 cup fresh orange juice

8 ozs. fresh cranberries

1 tbl. orange zest

3/4 cup sugar

1 tsp. vanilla

1. Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook until the sugar dissolves and the berries soften, about 15 minutes.

2. Remove from heat, cover and chill. Best made in advance to let flavors blend.

Serving suggestions: Include as a side dish on traditional holiday dinner plates. Pour over turkey, pork or ham. Add to a turkey and cream cheese sandwich to freshen up leftovers. Top vanilla ice cream, sorbet or frozen yogurt.

Nutritional analysis per serving: 76 calories, 0 fat, 0 saturated fat, 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 0 dietary fiber, 0 protein.