Strawberry-Rhubarb Freezer Jam
- Yield: 5 half-pints
- Prep 25 mins
- Stand 10 mins plus 24 hours
This irresistible jam makes a sensational topping for plain yogurt. Add some sweetness and crunch by topping the combo with a drizzle of honey and a sprinkle of granola.
finely chopped rhubarb
finely shredded lemon peel
1 3/4 -
regular powdered fruit pectin
- In a large bowl, crush berries using a potato masher. Measure 1 1/2 cups crushed berries. Stir rhubarb into the 1 1/2 cups crushed berries. Add sugar and lemon peel; stir to combine. Allow to stand at room temperature for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- In a small saucepan, combine the water and pectin. Bring to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add pectin mixture to fruit mixture, stirring for about 3 minutes or until sugar dissolves and mixture is no longer grainy.
- Ladle hot jam into half-pint freezer containers, leaving a 1/2-inch headspace. Seal and label. Let stand at room temperature for about 24 hours or until set. Store for up to 3 weeks in the refrigerator or for up to 1 year in the freezer.
(Strawberry-Rhubarb Freezer Jam)sugar (g) 13, carb. (g) 14, sodium (mg) 1, Potassium (mg) 13, vit. C (mg) 4, cal. (kcal) 53