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Fresh Papaya Jam

Fresh Papaya Jam

  • Prep

    45 m
  • Cook

    20 m
  • Ready In

    5 h 5 m
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Angel

I have a tree in my backyard and needed to get the large papayas used up. So here is a delicious jam recipe.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 65 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Stir together papaya, orange juice, and pectin in a very large pot over medium-high heat until it begins to boil. Stir constantly as the mixture heats. Once boiling, stir in the sugar, and return to a boil, stirring constantly. Once the jam has returned to a boil, start a timer, and boil for exactly 1 minute.
  2. Ladle the hot jam into the hot, sterilized canning jars and seal with lids and rings. Allow to cool to room temperature, and refrigerate any jars that do not seal.
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Reviews

WarTater
20

WarTater

6/15/2009

Yummy! I didn't have any orange juice so I used lime in its place I really liked the different flavor.

carabirk
15

carabirk

12/13/2011

This is a great jam. However, it can be improved upon. I like my jam with a little more zestiness. So, instead of using orange juice I have used lilikoi juice (which is a Hawaiian passionfruit). That is fabulous. People keep telling me to eat papaya with lime juice, so I just tried that - substituting the orange juice with lime juice. Also great. Both make the jam 'pop'. yum.

MrsSass
10

MrsSass

8/12/2010

I love this jam! We have had a ton of papaya from our tree and so glad I found a recipe I can use for all of them! Tried it with orange juice and just used only 1 package of pectin. It came out perfect. I'm going to try lemon juice on the next batch!

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