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Strawberry Jam

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Ingredients
  Strawberries 2 Pint, sliced to make 6 cups
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Lemon peel 2 Teaspoon, grated
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Strawberry flavored gelatin 6 Ounce (1 Packet)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a 2-quart casserole, crush the berries lightly.
2. Stir in the sugar, lemon peel and juice.
3. In the microwave, cook for 10 to 12 minutes at High, until it reaches a boil, stirring twice.
4. Cook for 10 minutes more at Power 5 or Medium to simmer, stirring once.
5. Add the gelatin and stir it in.
6. Let the dish stand for 30 minutes.

SERVING
7. Serve on a variety of dishes.

TIPS
To store, spoon the jam into plastic freezer containers, leaving 1/2 inch space at the top, cool to room temperature and cover with lids. Store in the refrigerator or freezer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Microwaving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Strawberry
Interest: 
Kids, Quick, Healthy
Cook Time: 
22 Minutes

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