clean eating blueberry jam its mouthwatering

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups fresh blueberries cleaned and destemmed
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon zest

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan combine blueberries, sugar, lemon juice and zest.
  • Bring to a boil and squish/press the blueberries with a potato masher.
  • Continue to boil, stirring frequently until preserves thicken, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Pour preserves into a sealed container and store in the refrigerator until ready to use.

Notes

  • I make preserves to be used in specific recipes, not to can and store.
  • If you would like to can your preserves, place in glass jars with cap and bands. Place in boiling water for 15 minutes to seal.
  • This recipe make 1 1/2 cups of Blueberry Preserves.

Nutrition

Calories: 49kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Potassium: 11mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 1.8mg | Calcium: 1mg

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