Pumpkin Pineapple Autumn Glory Compote

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
YIELD: 5 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prepare jars, lids and bands.
  • Halve pumpkin, seed and remove rind. Alternatively, use a melon baler to cut pumpkin from rind.
  • Cut pulp into 3/4 inch cubes and measure 5 cups into a large stainless steel saucepan.
  • Peel, quarter and core pineapple. Cut pulp into 3/4 inch pieces. Measure 5 cups and add to pumpkin.
  • Tie broken cinnamon stick in a large square of cheesecloth, creating a spice bag; add to mixture.
  • Finely grate enough lemon zest to measure 1 Tbsp firmly packed and squeeze enough lemon juice to measure 1/2 cup.
  • Add juice and zest to pumpkin mixture. Stir in prepared apricots, raisins, sugar and water.
  • Bring to a boil. Stirring constantly, boil gently, uncovered, 2 minutes.
  • Remove spice bag.
  • Pack pumpkin mixture into prepared jars leaving a 3/4 inch headspace.
  • Add hot liquid to cover mixture leaving a 1/2 inch headspace. Using nonmetallic utensil, remove air bubbles and adjust headspace, if required, by adding more pumpkin mixture and hot liquid.
  • Process filled jars for 25 minutes in a boiling water bath. Adjust time
  • according to your altitude.
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