Zesty Cranberry-Dijon Relish

Makes about 2 cups
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 12 oz. fresh cranberries
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard*
  • 1 tsp. freshly grated orange zest
  • - pinch of salt
  • *A note about gluten: When prepared with gluten-free mustard, this recipe is gluten free.


In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine water and brown sugar; bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add cranberries; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until berries burst, stirring occasionally (about 8 min.). Remove from heat. Stir in thyme, mustard, orange zest and salt. Cool completely. Store, covered, in the refrigerator up to 3 days.