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Quick and Easy Strawberry Jam Recipe

Quick and Easy Strawberry Jam Recipe

This is an easy and tasty way to use up a freshly picked quarts of summer strawberries. It makes about seven half-pints, so there's enough to share.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Process: 10 min. YIELD:56 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 quarts strawberries, washed and stemmed
  • 1 package (1-3/4 ounces) powdered fruit pectin
  • 6-3/4 cups sugar

Directions

  • 1. Crush strawberries and measure 4-1/2 cups berries into a large saucepan. Stir in pectin and bring to a rolling boil over high heat, stirring frequently. Add sugar and return to a rolling boil. Boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • 2. Remove from heat and skim off foam. Carefully ladle hot mixture into hot half-pint jars, leaving 1/4-in. headspace. Remove air bubbles; wipe rims and adjust lids. Process for 10 minutes in a boiling-water canner. Yield: about 7 half-pints.
Editor's Note: The processing time listed is for altitudes of 1,000 feet or less. Add 1 minute to the processing time for each 1,000 feet of additional altitude.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons equals 104 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.