Zucchini Jelly

Zucchini Jelly


"This easy and great way to use zucchini was given to me by my Grandmother many years ago and is still requested by friends and family today. Any flavor gelatin will work, but I have found apricot and strawberry to work best."


45 m servings 30 cals
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Original recipe yields 192 servings



  • Calories:
  • 30 kcal
  • 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine the zucchini, sugar, pineapple, and lemon juice in a large pot over medium heat. Boil mixture until the zucchini is clear; remove from heat. Add gelatin mix and stir until completely dissolved.
  2. Ladle into hot, sterilized jars to within about 1/4 inch of the top. Seal, and process in a boiling water canner for 5 minutes.


  • Editor's note
  • For safety when preserving foods, contact your local extension for guidelines in your area that will be specific to your altitude. Click here to read more about canning and preserving.
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  1. 40 Ratings


I've been making this jam for years. It is a jam not a jelly. Jelly is made with only the juice. Anyway be creative and use any flavor of jello you like. Apricot seems to be the favorite. I...

This recipe was actually really good. It has a nice texture and and looks beautiful once canned. I used 1/2 the recipe and only had strawberry/banana Jell-o on hand. Next time i will just use th...

This recipe is fantastic. No one could believe it was zucchini. I didn't have enough Strawberry jello - so I used Red Raspberry instead.... Took a jar to work.... it was a big hit! Highly r...

The jam has good flavor (It is NOT jelly) but do not make this recipe without pectin or it will be runny!

I used orange Jello because I've never seen apricot around here. I did have peach, but peach/pineapple didn't sound appealing. I used 4 1/2 cups of sugar and it is still very sweet. I will pr...

I used Blackberry Fusion Jello and it came out wonderfully. I only got 6 1/2 pints out of the full recipe not the 6 pints as the recipe states. I think I'll bump up the lemon juice to 3/4 of a c...

I am so dumb!!!!!! I did everything right except DRAIN the pineapples...duh....hahahaha so I cooked the mixture down, where they was hardly any juice and it came out perfect. Made 2 batches. A...

I increased the lemon juice to 3/4 cup and decreased the sugar to 2 cups! I made raspberry, strawberry, and peach. Still perfectly tasty. And it gels up just fine without pectin (cuz that's what...

i have finicky boys that thought the "sound " of this would be "gross" to eat...to their amazement this is their favorite jam that i made this year!! will deffinatlly make this again next year!