Plum Conserve

Plum Conserve
Plum Conserve might be just the side dish you are searching for. This recipe serves 7. One serving contains 741 calories, 5g of protein, and 12g of fat. This recipe covers 11% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Head to the store and pick up plums, juice of lemon, walnuts, and a few other things to make it today. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and vegan diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 30 minutes.

Instructions

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If you are going to preserve the conserve, prepare the jars and lids: place six half-pint jars on a rack in a large pot.
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Add enough water to cover the jars, and bring to boil over high heat. Boil for 10 minutes, then turn off heat and allow the jars to rest in the hot water. Meanwhile, put bands and lids in a small saucepan and cover with water.
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Heat over medium heat until the water is simmering, then remove the pan from heat and allow the bands and lids to rest in hot water until ready to use.
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Pit and slice the plums.
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Transfer them to a food processor and pulse a few times until they are coarsely chopped.
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Transfer the chopped plums to a large, heavy-bottomed pot.
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Add the sugar, orange zest and juice, lemon zest and juice, raisins, and cinnamon stick. Clip a candy thermometer to the side of the pot. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook, stirring frequently, until the mixture thickens and reaches the gel stage (220°F), about 45 minutes. Stir in walnuts.
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Ladle the hot conserve 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.
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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.
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Remove jars from pot and allow them to rest undisturbed on countertop for six hours or overnight.
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