Garlic Scape and Jalepeno Jelly

Total Time
40mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 10 mins

I scoured the Internet looking for a recipe for Garlic Scapes and Hot Pepper Jelly. I found lots for ordinary garlic but none specific for using just the scapes, so I decided to try my hand at adapting a known recipe but using just the scapes. My concoction turned out pretty good (even my wife likes it) so I decided to publish it. I may make another batch but this time I'll add about 20 leaves of Basil. I'm sure that will create a whole new flavor. Let me know if you try this recipe and how you liked or disliked it. Keith

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup garlic scape, finely chopped
  • 3 large jalapeno peppers, finely chopped (discard seeds & only use the pith from one pepper)
  • 1 large sweet green pepper, finely chopped
  • 6 cups sugar
  • 1 12 cups vinegar
  • 4 drops green food coloring (optional)
  • 1 (85 ml) package liquid Certo

Directions

  1. Finely chop all the veggies in a food processor.
  2. Add all ingredients (except Certo) in a cold pan and stir thoroughly.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Boil for 5-6 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Add Certo and stir well.
  7. Pour into jars and rotate every 30 minutes to keep the solids suspended.