Apple Pepper Jelly

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep
45 mins
Cook
45 mins

This recipe is a tasty accompaniment to roasts, cold meats or cream cheese. Prep time includes cooling time.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring apples and water to boil in heavy large saucepan.
  2. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until apples are falling apart, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes.
  3. Cool 30 minutes.
  4. Press apple mixture through fine strainer into heavy large saucepan.
  5. Puree green peppers and chilies with 2 cups sugar in processor or blender.
  6. Add to apples.
  7. Mix in remaining 3 cups sugar and vinegar.
  8. Boil over medium heat 10 minutes to blend flavors.
  9. Add pectin and boil exactly 2 minutes.
  10. Stir in red pepper.
  11. Pour into sterilized jars and seal.
  12. Shake jars occasionally as jelly cools to distribute peppers evenly.
  13. Store in cool dry place.