Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

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Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large, deep saucepan, combine the 2 cups of chopped mint and the
  2. water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer, covered
  3. for 15 minutes. Strain over a bowl, squeezing leaves. Reserve liquid and
  4. discard leaves.
  5. Measure exactly 2 1/2 cups of liquid (add water if there is not enough
  6. liquid) and pour into a saucepan. Stir in lime rind (if using), lime
  7. juice and rum. Stir in pectin until dissolved. Bring to a full rolling
  8. boil over high heat, stirring constantly.
  9. Add sugar in a steady stream, stirring constantly. Return to a full
  10. rolling boil, stirring constantly to dissolve sugar. Boil hard for 1 minute.
  11. Remove from the heat and skim off foam if needed. Stir in the 1 Tbsp
  12. finely chopped mint. Stir 5 to 8 minutes to prevent mint from floating.
  13. Ladle into prepared jars leaving a 1/4" headspace. Process jars in a
  14. boiling water bath for 10 minutes. Adjust time according to your altitude.
  15. Serving suggestions: Serve this jelly as a condiment with shrimp,
  16. chicken or pork. Place a dollop of Mojito Jelly on top of cream cheese
  17. spread on a cracker.
  18. Variations: Mexican Mojito Jelly: Use tequila in place of the rum.
  19. Mint Julep Jelly: Use bourbon whiskey or brandy in place of the rum.