Luby’s Cafeteria Cranberry Relish

You can have this cranberry relish at home with our recipe. This cranberry relish has oranges, apples, and fresh cranberries and tastes so good! I got the ingredients straight from Luby’s, but the amounts took several holidays to perfect. They gave me the recipe to feed 200 people!bowl of cranberry relish

Luby’s Cafeteria Cranberry Relish

Yield: 12 servings.


bowl of cranberry relish

Luby’s Cafeteria Cranberry Relish

You can make Luby's Cafeteria Cranberry Relish at home. 
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Copycat recipe, Cranberries, Luby's Recipes
Servings: 10
Calories: 207kcal


  • 16 ounces whole cranberries
  • 2 oranges
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 2 apples
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 5 drops red food coloring


  • Using your food processor, dump cranberries in a container with a puree blade. Slice and cube apple, removing seeds but leaving the peel on. Add into a processor. Wash thoroughly one orange and scrape zest. 
  • Peel both oranges, section and add to mixture. Add sugar and food coloring. Puree until all is blended. Refrigerate overnight for best results. 

Recipe Tips for the Cook

Thanks to Pam Hite for sharing this recipe. She suggests that the above is Luby's original recipe; however, I also add one small can of crushed pineapples, one small bag of coconut and 1 cup chopped pecans. It's a must-have on our holiday dinner table


Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 124mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 47g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 22.4mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.2mg
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About Stephanie

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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