Cranberry Orange Quick Jam
 
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A sweet and slightly tart quick jam made with fresh cranberries and oranges.
Serves: 3 Cups
Ingredients
  • 4 cups cranberries, fresh (12 oz bag)
  • Zest of two orange
  • 1½ cups water
  • 2 medium orange, juiced (1/4 cup)
  • ½ cup sugar (divided)or to taste
  • Juice of lemon
Instructions
  1. In a large sauce pan add water, cranberries, orange zest, orange juice and ¼ cup sugar. Place over medium heat; bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 20 minutes; until cranberries have soften, stirring occasionally.
  2. With the back of a large spoon, smush the cranberries, add lemon juice and remaining sugar. Taste test it to see if you want to add more sugar. Leave uncovered and simmer for 30 minutes or until thicken, stirring occasionally.
  3. Spoon into jars, leave on the counter to cool and refrigerate for up to 1 month.
Notes
Calorie per two Tablespoons: 30.8, Fat: Cholesterol: 0, Sodium: .03, Potassium: 42.1, Crabs: 8, Fiber: 1.1, Sugar: 6.3, Protein: .02
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 Tbsp.
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2012/11/19/jamming-away/