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Pina Colada Jam Recipe

Pina Colada Jam Recipe

If you like pina coladas, you’ll love this! But here’s the kicker: The secret ingredient is fresh zucchini. Because this jam is so unexpectedly delicious, we challenge you to try it in a radical new way. Tell us what you think! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:56 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups sugar
  • 6 cups shredded peeled zucchini
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) pineapple gelatin
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract

Directions

  • 1. Rinse seven 1-cup plastic containers and lids with boiling water. Dry thoroughly.
  • 2. In a Dutch oven, combine sugar, zucchini, pineapple and lime juice. Bring to a boil. Boil 10 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in gelatin and extract until gelatin is dissolved.
  • 3. Immediately fill all containers to within 1/2 in. of tops. Wipe off top edges of containers. Cool completely before covering with lids.
  • 4. Refrigerate up to 3 weeks or freeze up to 1 year. Thaw frozen jam in refrigerator before serving. Yield: 7 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons equals 100 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 8 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.