Fresh Cranberry Relish Recipe for Diabetics

Fresh Cranberry Relish Recipe for Diabetics

If you’ve only ever had cranberry sauce from a can, this no-cook combination of fresh oranges, apples and cranberries will be a Christmas revelation. Sweetened with sucralose, this relish weighs in at only 13 grams of carbohydrate for a generous half-cup serving.

Learn more about holiday eating in "Healthy Holiday Meals."
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Preparation time:
15 minutes
Chilling time:
24 hours


11 servings

Serving size:
1/2 cup

Peel oranges. Place peel from one orange in food processor (discard the other peel) and process until finely chopped. Remove any seeds from oranges and process oranges, apples, and cranberries, one at a time, in a food processor. Mix orange peel, oranges, apples, cranberries, and Splenda in a bowl until the sweetener is mixed throughout the fruit. Refrigerate for 24 hours before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 49 calories, Carbohydrates: 13 g, Protein: <1 g, Fat: 0 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Sodium: 2 mg, Fiber: <1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 fruit. Carbohydrate choices: 1.

This recipe was developed by Sandy Bjerkness, a Certified Diabetes Educator and registered dietitian working in research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.



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