Cranberry, Apple and Pear Relish
A perfect relish or conserve for fall and winter use. Serve it with chicken, beef, duck or other game meat; it also makes a great spread or dip mixed with cream cheese.
- 2 cups peeled and chopped apples
- 2 cups peeled and chopped pears
- 12 oz. fresh cranberries
- 2 1/2 cups sugar
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 2 orange, zested and juiced
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 6 - 8 whole cinnamon sticks
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
Makes 6 pints, approximately
In a large pot combine apples, pears, cranberries, sugar, water and orange juice.
Simmer, stirring frequently, for 15 minutes.
Stir in the nutmeg and walnuts, and then cook for 5 more minutes.
Use fresh or can for future use. To process follow these instructions.
Place a whole cinnamon stick in each sterilized jar, then ladle the hot relish into jars leaving 1/4″ headspace.
Process for 15 minutes in a boiling water canner.
Adapted from Farmers Daughter