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Mint Jelly

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Ingredients
  Fresh mint 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Steams And Leaves, Firmly Packed For Measuring)
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Strained fresh lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Green food color 2 Drop
  Sugar 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Liquid pectin 3 Ounce (1/2 Bottle)
Directions

Wash mint leaves and stems, and put in a large saucepan; crush with a masher or drinking glass.
Add the water and bring quickly to a boil.
Remove from heat, cover, and let stand for 10 minutes.
Strain and measure 1 2/3 cups into large saucepan.
Add lemon juice and a few drops of food coloring.
Stir in sugar, put over high heat and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
At once stir in pectin.
Then bring to a full rolling boil and boil hard for J minute, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat, skim off foam with metal spoon, and pour quickly into hot sterilized jars.
Seal.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Mint
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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