Don’t limit your palate to the basic cranberry sauce and turkey. And don’t limit our native cranberry to one day a year. Cranberry Sauce is for more than Thanksgiving Turkey. Just look at these ideas!
Here are some pairings with cranberry sauce to pique your interest & add pizzazz to your menu.
Cranberry sauce is a wonderful condiment for all kinds of sandwiches, including turkey leftovers.
Turkey grilled cheese sandwich with brie and cranberry sauce.
Croissant sandwich with duck meat, cream cheese and cranberry sauce.
There has to be at least one cranberry appetizer at your dinner party, especially during the holidays.
These hot & spicy wings with cool & sweet cranberry sauce are the perfect holiday appetizer.
Rosemary crackers with pate and cranberry sauce.
Beef meatballs in a cranberry sauce – make a great appetizer at your holiday party.
Bite-sized appetizers with chicken salad, brie, cranberry sauce & walnuts in puff pastry. (Recipe here.)
Hummus cranberry bites on baguettes. (Recipe here.)
Cranberry sauce pairs well with ham, whether on the side or as a glaze for a ham roast.
To make a cranberry glaze for a ham roast:
- 7 oz jellied cranberry sauce
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 3 Tbsp brown sugar
- 1 Tbsp whole grain mustard
Brush on cooked ham roast. Bake at 425°F for 15 minutes, or until caramelized.
Pork just begs for the touch of sweetness that cranberries bring, in all its forms.
Crispy pork belly bacon pairs wonderfully with cranberry sauce.
Pork sausage roll with cranberry sauce and brie in puff pastry.
Beef in it’s various forms from burgers and meatballs to roasts and steaks all benefit from the delicate touch of cranberry sauce.
Roast beef with red pepper cranberry sauce. (Recipe here.)
Black Angus Skirt steak with cranberry sauce.
Black Angus riebeye steak with cranberry sauce.
Gourmet beef burger with arugula, blue cheese and cranberry sauce.
Gourmet bacon cheeseburger with cranberry sauce on black bun.
Cranberries and duck pair nicely, especially an orange-cranberry sauce.
Want more? See all of our cranberry recipes.
See our cranberry recipes: add sweetness to meats with unique cranberry sauces, make lunches flavorful with cranberry quesidillas and several cranberry salads and a splash of color with cranberry appetizers for holiday parties.
Want more? See all of our side dish recipes.
Want some ideas to serve as side dishes to your roast, steak, pork chops or turkey? See our side dish recipes! Easy step by step instructions.
Want even more? See our new cranberry recipes.
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