Mediterranean Medley featuring Cranberries

You’re probably wondering how cranberries and Mediterranean dishes got matched up to begin with and you’re right in thinking it’s an odd pairing BUT we’re here to tell you they GO AMAZINGLY TOGETHER! (And that just goes to show how truly versatile cranberries are! Really? From smoothies and baked goods to GREEK food, what can’t cranberries do?) We partnered with Maria Koutsogiannis from Food By Maria in 2023 and were floored by the recipes she came up with with our frozen cranberries. Her Greek and Greek/Mediterranean inspired dishes are all over social media and now a few feature Cape Cod Select frozen cranberries too! Keep scrolling for the tasty recipes.

Peach, Feta, and Melon Skewers with Cranberry Marinade

This is such a fun summer appetizer or dessert! It’s great sitting out on the patio or deck on a warm afternoon. The flavors really pair nicely with one another and grilling skewers is always a good time. Watch the recipe video here to help when you’re making it!

Cranberry Cheese Log

Wow this appetizer is delicious and a must make for anytime of the year. It pairs great with homemade pita bread (Maria’s recipe is unbelievable) or add it to a charcuterie board with crackers and crostinis and other meats and cheeses. The pistachios add a great crunch and the cranberry adds a brightness to the savory cheese log. The recipe may look intimidating but it is really simple! Watch the recipe video here to see just how easy it is.

Orzo Salad with Cranberry Walnut Crumble

This one may just be our new go to side dish for cookouts and potlucks! Look how beautiful it is! You can’t go wrong with orzo salad. Even just the cranberry walnut crumble could be used for topping other dishes too. We’re always trying to think outside the box! Give the recipe video a watch and see how to do it yourself!

Sweet Potato Cranberry Breakfast Bake

Our final recipe with Maria is this delicious breakfast bake. It certainly is showing the versatility of cranberries here! If you’re thinking cranberries and breakfast foods you’re likely thinking muffins, pancakes, and breads not so much a savory dish. But as always we’re here to take your cranberry assumptions and squash them! Give this breakfast bake a try and let us know what you think. Video here.  

As always we love seeing your cranberry creations and recreations on social media. Tag us @CapeCodSelect so we can see what you’re making!