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Garlic Jelly Recipe

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1/2 cup fresh garlic, finely chopped
2 cups white wine vinegar
5 1/2 cups sugar
3 cups water
1 (2 ounce) package dry pectin
1/4 teaspoon butter or oil
2 drops food coloring (optional)

Combine garlic& vinegar in a 2 qt.


Simmer mixture gently, uncovered, over medium heat for 15 minutes.

Remove pan from heat& pour mixture into a 1 quart glass jar.

Cover& let stand at room temperature for 24-36 hours.

Pour flavored vinegar through a wire strainer into a bowl, pressing the

garlic with the back of a spoon to squeeze out liquid.

Discard any residue.

Measure the liquid& add vinegar, if needed, to make 1 cup.

Measure sugar into a dry bowl.

Combine the garlic-vinegar solution& the water in a 5 or 6 quart kettle.

Add pectin, stirring well.

Over high heat, bring mixture to boil, stirring constantly to avoid


Add sugar,& stir well.

Bring mixture to a full, rolling boil.

Add butter to reduce foaming.

Continue stirring.

Boil the mixture hard for exactly 2 minutes.

Remove pan from heat& skim off any foam.

Add red, yellow or orange food coloring if desired.

Pour jelly into prepared glasses.

Seal according to directions on recipe folder in pectin package.

Pairs Well With


50 min | 20 min prep

5 cups jelly

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