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With only 7 ingredients, it takes no time to make this tangy salsa.

Ingredients

Nonstick cooking spray
8-ounce can crushed pineapple
1 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
3 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
4-ounce can chopped green chiles
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Instructions

Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set aside. In a non-stick skillet coated with non-stick cooking spray, cook onion and garlic until tender. Stir in the brown sugar and reserved pineapple juice; cook and stir until sugar is melted. Add the cranberries; cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil, cranberries pop and mixture is slightly thickened. Remove from heat; stir in chiles, hot pepper sauce and reserved pineapple. Transfer to a bowl and store in refrigerator. Yields about 3 cups. Serve with tortilla chips.

Patrick Doherty, Rock Island



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