easy strawberry mint jam
Strawberry Mint Jam
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
 
Preserve the flavors of summer with this refreshing strawberry jam studded with fresh mint.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to make strawberry jam, strawberry jam recipe
Author: Jackie
Ingredients
  • 4 cups fresh diced strawberries
  • 3 1 ⁄2 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 pouch Certo Liquid Fruit Pectin
  • 10 mint leaves finely sliced
  • 4-5 half pint canning jars with lids
Instructions
  1. Sterilize jars according to manufacture's directions.
  2. Wash and drain the strawberries. Remove their green caps and dice.
  3. Combine diced strawberries, sugar, and lemon juice in a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan, set over medium heat.
  4. Bring mixture to a boil, then continue to cook for 1 minute.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in pectin and mint.
  6. Carefully ladle jam into jars leaving a ¼ inch headspace. Wipe rims of jars with a damp paper towel and fit with lids. Process in a boiling water canner.
  7. If not preserving with a water bath, bring jars to room temperature and refrigerate for up to 1 month