Lemon Jalapeno Jelly

READY IN: 30mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12
  • 3 -4
    jalapeno peppers, fresh
  • 1
    whole lemon zest, grated (from 1 lemon)
  • 6
    cups sugar, white
  • 2
    (3 ounce) liquid fruit pectin (two - 3 ounce envelope)
  • 2
    dashes yellow food coloring
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine vinegar, lemon juice, lemon zest and jalapeno peppers in a blender. Pulse to desired fineness. Combine with sugar in saucepan and bring to a boil. Boil hard for 5 minutes. Stir occasionally. Remove from heat and skim to remove foam. Cool 2 minutes, then mix in pectin and food color.
  • Pour into sterilized jars and fasten lids. Process in boiling water bath for 15 minutes, if desired, or refrigerate. Cool.
  • Invert jars a few times after about 30 minutes of cooling to distribute peppers evenly before jelly completely sets.
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