No-Cook Strawberry Jam Recipe

No-Cook Strawberry Jam Recipe
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No-Cook Strawberry Jam Recipe
Joyce Oudkerk Pool

Never met a biscuit it didn't like. For a delicious salad vinaigrette, combine ½ cup jam with 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar and 3 tablespoons olive oil. 

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups mashed strawberries*
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 packaged powdered pectin
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3-4 drops red food coloring (optional)*

Directions

To the berries, add sugar. Stir to coat berries well. Let stand for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, while the berries release their juice. 

Add the pectin, lemon juice, and food coloring. Mix well and stir constantly for 3 minutes. Spoon jam into jars or plastic containers. Cover tightly. 

Strawberry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Strawberry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.