Strawberry freezer jam

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

55 min

Makes

5 1/2 cups


Ingredients

  • 2 454-g pkgs strawberries , hulled and chopped (about 6 cups)
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 45-g pkg freezer-jam pectin , such as Bernardin
  • 2 tsp lemon zest

Instructions

  • CRUSH strawberries to a chunky purée with a potato masher in a large bowl. It should measure about 5 cups.
  • COMBINE sugar, pectin and zest in a medium bowl. Sprinkle over the strawberries and stir to combine. Let stand for 3 min, then stir well.
  • LADLE into 6 clean 1-cup canning jars, leaving ½-in. headspace from rims. Wipe rims clean, then secure lids tightly. Let stand for 30 min. Jam will be very softly set. Refrigerate up to 1 week or freeze up to 1 year.

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Nutrition (per tbsp)

  • Calories
  • 18,
  • Protein
  • 1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5 g,
  • Fat
  • 0 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 6 mg.