Basil Jelly

barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

Very earthy and yummy jelly. Great on shortbread cookies


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Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Canning/Preserving

Ingredients

4 c
water
2 c
fresh basil leaves chopped
1 pkg
3/4 oz. powdered fruit pectin
3 dash(es)
green food coloring
5 c
sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large pan bring water and basil to a boil. Remove from heat cover and let steep for 10 minutes. Strain and discard basil. Return 3 2/3 cups liquid to pan. Stir in pectin and food coloring. Return to a boil. stir in sugar and boil for 2 minutes stirring constantly.
2
Remove from heat skim off foam and ladle into jars. Process in water bath 15 min.
3
Makes six half pints

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Italian