Spicy Cranberry Salsa

5  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 10 min total
  • Makes 2-1/2 cups dip or 20 servings, 2 Tbsp. salsa and 16 WHEAT THINS each.

Spicy Cranberry Salsa Recipe


  • 1 navel orange
  • 1 can (14 oz.) whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 cup EACH finely chopped green and red bell peppers
  • 2 tsp. finely chopped fresh jalapeño peppers
  • 1 tsp. lime zest
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced, divided
  •  WHEAT THINS Original Snacks


  • Grate  enough peel off orange to measure 1 tsp. zest. Remove and discard remaining peel from orange, then section orange. (See tip.)
  • Chop  orange sections; place in medium bowl. Add cranberry sauce, peppers, lime zest, cinnamon, orange zest and 1/4 cup onions. Use fork to break cranberry sauce into small pieces while blending with other ingredients.
  • Spoon  salsa into serving bowl; sprinkle with remaining onions. Serve with WHEAT THINS.

Recipe Tips

VariationServe with WHEAT THINS Big Snacks instead of the WHEAT THINS Original Snacks. Makes 20 servings, 2 Tbsp. salsa and 11 Big Snacks each.

How to Section or Supreme an OrangeCut both ends off orange with paring knife. Place orange, cut side down, on cutting board. Use even downward strokes of knife to cut peel off orange, following rounded shape of orange. Discard peel. Cut off any remaining white pith. Cut between the membranes of each orange section to remove the orange pieces.

Special ExtraFor more heat, prepare using 1 Tbsp. finely chopped jalapeño peppers.


Nutrition Information

Makes 2-1/2 cups dip or 20 servings, 2 Tbsp. salsa and 16 WHEAT THINS each.
  • Well-being Choice
  • Whole Grain
  • Low Saturated Fat
  • Good Source of Vitamin C
  • Good source of vitamin A or C

Nutrition Notes

This festive dip balances both sweet and spicy flavors perfectly. Serve alongside Wheat Thins Crackers and you'll get 21g of whole grains in each serving.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 180 
    • Total fat 5 g
    • Saturated fat 1 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 250 mg
    • Carbohydrate 32 g
    • Dietary fiber 2 g
    • Total sugars 13 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 2 g
    • Vitamin A 4 %DV
    • Vitamin C 20 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 2 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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