Add depth to your Thanksgiving meal this year with these unique relish and chutney recipes. From classic cranberry to exotic mango, these condiments will bring out the flavor of the Thanksgiving staples you love.
1. CRANBERRY RELISH
2. HONEY-SWEETENED PEACH CHUTNEY
Try something new this year. If you’re lucky enough to have access to fresh peaches, whip up a batch of this chutney from Food in Jars to spice up your Thanksgiving. Make a large batch and can it for use all year long, or cut the recipe in half for a quick Thanksgiving side.
Photo and recipe from Food in Jars
3. CRANBERRY SAUCE WITH DRIED FIGS
Why aren’t figs on every Thanksgiving table? Get them on your holiday menu this year with this sauce recipe from Martha Stewart. This simple, four-ingredient recipe will sweeten this year’s meal.
Photo and recipe from Martha Stewart
4. SPICED APPLE CHUTNEY
This recipe proves apples are for more than pie. Food Wishes' chutney pairs the sweetness of cooked apple with a kick of chile and onion.
Photo and recipe from Food Wishes
5. BALSAMIC CARAMELIZED ONION RELISH
Top your turkey and potatoes with more than just gravy this year. This quick and easy recipe from The Vedge makes a small batch of decadent relish. An excellent addition to your Thanksgiving spread.
Photo and recipe from The Vedge
6. MANGO CHUTNEY
This year, be grateful for mangoes. Alton Brown’s mango chutney hits all the right flavor notes: Spicy chile, sweet mango, and roasted macadamia are a winning combination. Dab this chutney on your plate, but be sure to save some for leftovers—it'll take your turkey sandwich to another level.
Photo and recipe from Food Network
7. SPICY PLUM CHUTNEY
This plum chutney recipe is another great fruity option to add to your Thanksgiving menu. You can skip the canning steps by preparing it fresh a few days before Thanksgiving and freezing what you don’t use!
Photo from Serious Eats and recipe from CHOW
8. CRANBERRIES WITH ORANGE ZEST AND PORT
9. GREEN TOMATO CHUTNEY
This recipe from Elise at Simply Recipes is a great way to put green tomatoes to good use. Candied ginger adds to the sweetness of this condiment.
Photo and recipe from Simply Recipes
Kelly Hatton is a writer and editor based out of Denver, Colorado.