Canning Recipes




Pepper Jelly With Liquid Pectin
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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4 large sweet green or red peppers -- seeded and chopped
1 small hot red pepper -- seeded and chopped
6 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups cider vinegar, 5% acidity
1 bottle liquid pectin - (6 oz)
Green or red food coloring -- see * Note

* Note: Green or red jelly can be made. If green is desired, use sweet
green peppers and green food coloring. If red jelly is desired, use sweet
red peppers and red food coloring.

Combine peppers, sugar, and vinegar in a heavy kettle. Heat to boiling.
Boil 10 minutes.

Remove from heat, and allow to stand for 15 minutes. Return to heat and
boil 2 minutes. Remove from heat.

Strain out chopped peppers. Stir in pectin. Stir, skimming if necessary,
5 minutes. Tint a pale green or red with several drops of food coloring.
Pour jelly immediately into hot sterilized jars, seal and process 5
minutes in boiling water. Remove jars; cool and store.

This recipe yields 9 eight-ounce glasses.





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