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Fresh Mint Jelly

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Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Mint
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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