Lemon Basil Jelly
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 26
  • Servings: 4 pt
  • Preparation Time: 15
  • 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
  1. Rinse and dry (unblemished) herbs. Place in an enamel pan and use a
  2. wooden spoon to bruise the leaves, extracting oil. Add 2 cups water,
  3. bring to boil. Remove from heat, cover and steep 20 min. Strain and put
  4. 1 1/2 cups liquid back in the pan. Discard leaves.
  5. Add sugar and lemon juice, bring to rolling boil, stirring. Add pectin,
  6. stir and bring to rolling boil, stir and boil 1 min, remove from heat
  7. and skim off froth. Put in sterilized jars, process in boiling water bath
  8. 5 min.