Simple Cranberry Salad

This straightforward three ingredient cranberry salad is stuffed with taste, really easy and scrumptious! You received’t consider how easy it’s.

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This straightforward cranberry salad has solely 3 components! Once we say it’s straightforward, we imply it. You’re going to take canned cranberry sauce, canned mandarin oranges, and chopped walnuts and blend them collectively. That’s it! It’s only a easy dish that packs a ton of taste and appears stunning on the desk. This recipe is a should to your Thanksgiving dinner or Christmas vacation meal. It additionally makes the right dish to take to a potluck or gathering. It at all times receives rave critiques:

“I discovered this recipe in your web site years in the past. I serve it yearly for Thanksgiving. My household even ask “you’re making that cranberry orange stuff, proper?” It’s a should.” – Laura

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  • Entire Berry Cranberry Sauce (in a can)
  • Mandarin oranges, drained
  • Chopped walnuts (can use pecans)


This dish is very easy, you received’t consider it!

Step 1: Combine all components collectively. (That’s it!😉)


If you’re making this a day forward of time, hold it within the fridge till it is able to serve. There will likely be juice from the cranberry sauce that should be drained. I wouldn’t add the nuts until you serve them.


You’ll be able to simply add to this salad to suit your style! Be at liberty so as to add:

  • Pineapple Chunks, which is scrumptious with cranberry.
  • Coconut is at all times good with such a salad.
  • Apples can be scrumptious too.
  • Several types of nuts

“It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving or Christmas with out this on the desk. I at all times need to double the recipe as a result of all of us find it irresistible and need to be certain we have now additional for leftovers the subsequent day!” – Mary ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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In fact, this dish is superb for Thanksgiving and Christmas. It’s so good with our conbread dressing or actually any of our Thanksgiving sides. We additionally find it irresistible with our crockpot roast beef. Even after we make our Non-Conventional Thanksgiving dinner, we at all times serve this cranberry salad.


Ought to this be chilled earlier than serving?

No, you don’t have to relax it earlier than serving it.

Can I take advantage of recent cranberries?

Sure, you’ll simply have to cook dinner them first to make the cranberry sauce after which combine within the oranges and nuts.


You’ll be able to hold this within the fridge for 3-4 days. Simply do not forget that the cranberry sauce will create juice because it sits, so once you serve it, drain the juice and provides stir.

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This recipe will serve 8 however you’ll be able to simply double or triple this dish.

Cranberry Salad

Leigh Walkup

Simple Three Ingredient Cranberry Salad! This one is a winner and is at all times on out desk at Thanksgiving or Christmas.

Prep Time 5 minutes

Cook dinner Time 0 minutes

Whole Time 5 minutes

Course Salad

Delicacies American

  • 2 15 ounce cans entire cranberries in sauce
  • 2 14 ounce cans mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

That is WHOLE berry cranberry sauce that is available in a can, not the jellied cranberry sauce. 

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