LEMON BASIL JELLY

 

  • Cooking Time: 26
  • Servings: 4 pt
  • Preparation Time: 15

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups packed basil leaves
  • 1 tsp thyme leaves
  • 3 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice, strained
  • 1 3/4 oz box Sure-Jell

Directions

  • Rinse and dry (unblemished) herbs. Place in an enamel pan and use a
  • wooden spoon to bruise the leaves, extracting oil. Add 2 cups water,
  • bring to boil. Remove from heat, cover and steep 20 min. Strain and put
  • 1 1/2 cups liquid back in the pan. Discard leaves.
  • Add sugar and lemon juice, bring to rolling boil, stirring. Add pectin,
  • stir and bring to rolling boil, stir and boil 1 min, remove from heat
  • and skim off froth. Put in sterilized jars, process in boiling water bath
  • 5 min.

Notes

Categories: Jelly  Stove 

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