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Cranberry Salsa

Cranberry Salsa is made with traditional tomato salsa ingredients, but with cranberries and some added sugar in place of the tomatoes.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Cranberry Salsa
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 229 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke--iamhomesteader.com


  • 16 ounces fresh cranberries (about 4 1/2 cups), or frozen (thawed)
  • 1/2 cup cilantro (can be omitted if you don't like)
  • 1/4 cup green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2-3 medium jalapeno peppers, seeded, diced, and chopped
  • 2 medium limes, juiced (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, optional
  • crackers, for serving


  1. Add the cranberries, cilantro, green onion, sugar, jalapenos, lime juice, and kosher salt to a food processor. Blend until it reaches your desired consistency.

  2. Pour salsa over a block of cream cheese (optional) and serve with crackers. Refrigerate leftovers.