Preserve the flavors of summer with this refreshing strawberry jam studded with fresh mint.
how to make strawberry jam, strawberry jam recipe
fresh diced strawberries
⁄2 cups sugar
pouch Certo Liquid Fruit Pectin
half pint canning jars with lids
Sterilize jars according to manufacture's directions.
Wash and drain the strawberries. Remove their green caps and dice.
Combine diced strawberries, sugar, and lemon juice in a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan, set over medium heat.
Bring mixture to a boil, then continue to cook for 1 minute.
Remove from heat and stir in pectin and mint.
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.
If not preserving with a water bath, bring jars to room temperature and refrigerate for up to 1 month