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Lemon Basil Jelly

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Serves 4 pt | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 26

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Ingredients You'll Need

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


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.

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