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Lime Mint Jelly Recipe
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Lime Mint Jelly Recipe

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You're sure to spread Christmas cheer with gift jars of this holly-green jelly that won me a "Best of Show" at the county fair. Flavored with lime, it's delicious on roasted meats.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Process: 10 min.
MAKES:40 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Process: 10 min.
MAKES: 40 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups sugar
  • 1-3/4 cups water
  • 3/4 cup lime juice
  • 3 to 4 drops green food coloring, optional
  • 1 pouch (3 ounces) liquid fruit pectin
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup grated lime peel

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons equals 79 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, water and lime juice; add food coloring if desired. Bring to a rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Add the pectin, mint and lime peel and return to a full rolling boil. Boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  2. Remove from the heat; strain through a fine-mesh strainer into a large bowl. Skim off foam if necessary. Carefully ladle into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4-in. headspace. Adjust caps. Process for 10 minutes in a boiling-water bath. Yield: 5 half-pints.
Originally published as Lime Mint Jelly in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2003, p24

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons equals 79 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 15, 2009

This is tasty, however did not set up, so I had to reprocess according to MCP directions, and I am awaiting the results. I contacted the expert (mom) for the second try and she said the pectin had to go in BEFORE the sugar. I revised the order of ingredients and it was setting up as I was putting it into the jars.

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