What To Do with Leftover Cranberries

Reuse the cranberries from your Thanksgiving Day feast to make this quick and easy appetizer that doubles as a condiment.


[MUSIC] Cranberries can be one of the toughest Thanksgiving leftovers to spin into something new, but I've got a recipe for you that is awesomely easy to put together and super tasty. It is a spicy cranberry salsa. So here's how you make it. All you're going to do is take your leftover cranberries and put them into a food processor. [MUSIC] And then to this you're going to add one jalapeño that you have seeded and sliced, a little pinch of salt, a little pinch of cumin [MUSIC] And then zest from one lime. And the best part about this recipe is you don't really have to get any of the measurements spot-on. Okay, that's a lime zest, and now we're just going to slice the lime in half and add the lime juice as well. Now, if you don't have a food processor, no worries. You can just stir all of this together in a bowl. Just be sure to very finely mince your jalapeños. And now we are going to add a big bunch of fresh cilantro leaves. Okay, so I'm going to put the top on, and pulse it a few times. Just until its combined. Okay, our jalapeños. Our jalapeno's all chopped up. And this is ready to serve. I'm gonna serve this right now with just a plate of chips. But, it's also great over grilled chicken or grilled fish. And it makes a killer sandwich spread on your leftover Thanksgiving sandwich. For more recipes from our test kitchen, go to southernliving.com.
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