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Zucchini Jam

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This is an unusual but delicious way to use up some of that excess zucchini. Don’t tell the kids there is zucchini in this. They will never know it.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Zucchini, Grated
  • ¼ cups Water
  • 1 dash Salt
  • 1 package Dry Pectin
  • 3-½ cups Sugar
  • 13 ounces, fluid Crushed Pineapple
  • 6 ounces, fluid Package Apricot Jell-o Powder

Preparation

Heat zucchini, salt and water slowly in large kettle and cook until soft. Add pectin and bring to a hard boil. Add sugar and pineapple; bring back to boiling and boil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat; add Jello and stir until well mixed. Ladle into sterilized jars and seal. Makes about 8 cups.

NOTES : If you are using the giant zukes, remove the seeds and soft, spongy middles before grating them.

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thedawnster on 8.27.2010

Do you peel the zucchini before you grate it?

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beckyann on 12.12.2009

Wow! Sounds really interesting, I’m filing this away in my recipe box for next summer!!

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Nicci on 7.28.2012

This is a great way to use all of my excess zukes! I used a 3 oz box each of cherry jello and raspberry jello and I cut the sugar back to only 2 cups. My daughter loves it!

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beckyhomecky on 7.19.2010

This is an awesome jam. I peeled the zucchini so there wouldn’t be any green floating around to tip anyone off. I told my family that it was “pineapple apricot jam”. I asked my husband what he thought. He said “It tastes like pineapple apricot jam. It’s not like there’s a mystery of what’s in it.” That made me laugh. I brought in 15 zucchini just yesterday. The very 1st batch of jam, I did not have the apricot jello, so I mixed pineapple and watermelon jello. It was still very good. Thank you so much for this recipe.

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