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Mama Stamberg's Cranberry Relish

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“Heard this recipe on NPR and was pleasantly surprised that the strange ingredients garnered such a great cranberry dish. All credit must go to NPR's Susan Stamberg who shares this recipe on air every year at Thanksgiving time.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
20
YIELD:
1 1/2 pints
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups cranberries, whole, raw, washed
  • 1 small onion, small means should be able to cup hand around onion
  • 34 cup sour cream
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish, red is a bit milder than white

Directions

  1. Grind the raw berries and onion together. (use an old-fashioned meat grinder or a food processor) - it should be chunky not a puree.
  2. Add everything else and mix.
  3. Put in a plastic container and freeze.
  4. Early Thanksgiving morning, move it from freezer to refrigerator compartment to thaw. ("It should still have some little icy slivers left.").
  5. The relish will be thick, creamy and shocking pink.

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