Basil Jelly

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barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

Very earthy and yummy jelly. Great on shortbread cookies

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Serves:
unknown
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Canning/Preserving

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make Basil Jelly

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

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About Basil Jelly

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




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