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Blueberry Jam Recipe

Blueberry Jam Recipe

At the height of blueberry season, you'll find me making many jars of this savory jam for friends and family. Not only is it sugar-free, this jam is cholesterol-free besides. —Fran Boise, Marion, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:64 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup thawed apple juice concentrate
  • 1 envelope plain gelatin
  • 5 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. Pour the apple juice concentrate into a saucepan; sprinkle with gelatin and allow to soften for several minutes.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a blender or food processor, finely chop blueberries, 1 cup at a time. Add lemon juice, spices and 2 cups of chopped berries to gelatin; heat over medium-low until gelatin is dissolved. Remove from the heat; stir in remaining berries and mix well.
  • 3. Pour into jars or plastic containers; store in the refrigerator up to three weeks. Yield: 4 cups.

Nutritional Facts

Diabetic Exchanges: One 1-tablespoon serving equals a free food; also 12 calories, 1 mg sodium 0 cholesterol, 3 gm carbohydrate, trace protein, trace fat.