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Fresh Strawberry Refrigerator Jam

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  Strawberries 1 Pint, washed (2 Cups)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Powdered fruit pectin 2 Teaspoon

Slice strawberries into 2-quart bowl.
Mash well.
Stir in sugar and pectin thoroughly.
MICROWAVE 3 to 4 MINUTES on HIGH, or until mixture comes to a full rolling boil.
Reduce setting.
MICROWAVE 5 MINUTES on '6', or until mixture is slightly thickened.
It will thicken more as it cools.
Pour into glasses.
Cover with plastic wrap.
Store in refrigerator.
For a thicker jam, add 1 teaspoon pectin.
NOTE: Fresh strawberry jam in a pretty glass makes a thoughtful gift for your hostess, a new neighbor or a good friend.
The recipe makes enough jam to fill a large coffee mug or 2 wine glasses.
1 package (10 to 12 ounces) frozen strawberries may be substituted for fresh.
Add 1 teaspoon pectin.
For ovens without solid state heat control, after mixture boils MICROWAVE 6 MINUTES on '5'.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1347 Calories from Fat 12

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g2.3%

Saturated Fat 0.08 g0.38%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 24.8 mg1%

Total Carbohydrates 346 g115.3%

Dietary Fiber 10.5 g41.8%

Sugars 323.2 g

Protein 3 g6.5%

Vitamin A 1.2% Vitamin C 470.4%

Calcium 8% Iron 12.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fresh Strawberry Refrigerator Jam Recipe