Basil Jelly

Recipe by LonghornMama
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READY IN: 45mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    quart water
  • 2
    cups firmly packed fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 1
    (1 3/4 ounce) package powdered fruit pectin
  • 3
    drops green food coloring (I used a touch of green paste coloring)
  • 5
    cups sugar
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large saucepan, bring water and basil to a boil. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 10 minutes. Strain and discard basil.
  • Return 3 2/3 cups liquid to the pan. Stir in pectin and food coloring. Return to a rolling boil over high heat. Stir in sugar. Boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; skim off foam.
  • Pour hot liquid into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace. Adjust caps. Process for 15 minutes in a boiling water bath.
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