Blueberry Orange Ginger Jam
You can never have too many condiment recipes, so give Blueberry Orange Ginger Jam a try. One serving contains 55 calories, 0g of protein, and 0g of fat. This recipe serves 80. Head to the store and pick up low sugar powdered pectin, butter, granulated sugar, and a few other things to make it today. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and vegetarian diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes.
If you are going to preserve jam, prepare jars and lids: place 8 half-pint jars on rack in large pot.
Add enough water to cover jars, and bring to boil over high heat. Boil for 10 minutes, then turn off heat and allow jars to rest in the hot water. Meanwhile, put bands and lids in small saucepan and cover with water.
Heat over medium heat until the water is simmering, then remove pan from heat and allow bands and lids to rest in hot water until ready to use.
Working in batches if necessary, pulse blueberries in blender until coarsely crushed. You should have about 6 cups.
Measure 4 1/4 cups of sugar in one bowl. In another bowl, combine remaining 1/4 cup sugar and pectin.
Zest and juice orange. You should have 1/2 cup juice. If you don't, make up the difference with water.
Combine blueberries, orange zest and juice, granted ginger, and ground ginger in large, heavy saucepan or stockpot. Stir in sugar-pectin mixture. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly.
Add remaining sugar all at once. Stir in butter and return to a full rolling boil. Boil for one minute.
Remove jam from heat and skim off any foam from surface.
Ladle hot jam into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Wipe rims of the jars, cover with lids, and screw bands on until just barely tight.
Place jars on rack in pot and cover completely with water. Cover pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Boil for 10 minutes. Turn off heat, uncover pot, and allow jars to rest in water for five minutes.
Remove jars from pot and allow them to rest undisturbed on countertop for six hours or overnight.