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Fresh Mint Jelly

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  Mint sprigs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), loosely packed (Including Leaves And Stems)
  Water 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Green food color 3 Drop
  Sugar 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Liquid fruit pectin 3 Ounce (1/2 Of 6 Ounce Bottle)

Wash mint leaves and stems.
Place in saucepan with water.
Bring to boiling.
Remove from heat; cover.
Let stand 10 minutes.
Strain out mint leaves and stems, reserving 1 3/4 cups liquid.
In a 4-quart kettle or Dutch oven combine mint liquid, lemon juice, and green food coloring.
Stir in sugar.
Bring mint mixture to full rolling boil.
Stir in fruit pectin.
Boil hard, uncovered, 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat.
Quickly skim off foam with metal spoon.
Pour hot jelly at once into hot, sterilized half-pint jars or glasses.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2762 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.49 g0.76%

Saturated Fat 0.13 g0.65%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 16.6 mg0.7%

Total Carbohydrates 712 g237.3%

Dietary Fiber 6.1 g24.4%

Sugars 700.1 g

Protein 2 g4.2%

Vitamin A 44.7% Vitamin C 50.8%

Calcium 13.7% Iron 15.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fresh Mint Jelly Recipe