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spicy strawberry basil jam

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Tajin is a Mexican powdered spice that I like really well. It has a mild spice. You can use any spice you want. Adjust the amount to taste.

yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Canning/Preserving

Ingredients For spicy strawberry basil jam

  • 5 c
    crushed strawberries
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 pkg
    1 3/4 oz powered fruit pectin
  • 7 c
  • 1/2 c
    minced fresh basil
  • 1/4 c
    tajin seasoning

How To Make spicy strawberry basil jam

  • 1
    In large pot combine the strawberries, and butter. Stir in the fruit pectin and bring to a full rolling boil stirring constantly. Add the sugar and return to a full rolling boil and cook 1 minute. Stir in the basil and Tajin seasoning. Remove from heat and skim off any foam
  • 2
    Ladle into 4 or 5 pint jars leaving an inch head space. Wipe the rims and secure with lids. Bring water bath to boil and add the jars ensuring that they are completely covered
  • 3
    Boil for 15 minutes. Remove the jars and let sit until cool and sealed

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