Low Sugar Strawberry Jam

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Ingredients:
1 1/3 cups crushed strawberries (wash,
hull, then crush one layer at a time using
potato masher)
1/3 cup unsweetened fruit juice, thawed
fruit juice concentrate, or water
1 1/2 tablespoons Ball® RealFruit™
Low or No-Sugar Needed Pectin
1/2 cup granulated sugar, sugar
substitute, or honey (or less, depending
on taste)
2 Ball® or Kerr® Half-pint (8 oz) Jars
with lids and bands
Directions:
1. Prepare waterbath canner, jars and lids according to manufacturers instructions, if preserving. Prepare and measure ingredients for recipe.
2. Combine prepared fruit with fruit juice in a large saucepan. Gradually stir in Ball® RealFruit™ Low or No-Sugar Needed Pectin
3. Add sugar, sugar substitute or honey, if using. Return mixture to a full rolling boil. Boil hard 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Skim foam if necessary.
4. Ladle hot jam into hot jars, one at a time, leaving 1/4 inch headspace. Wipe rims. Center lids on jars. Apply bands and adjust to fingertip tight.
5. Place filled jars in canner ensuring jars are covered by 1 to 2 inches of water. Place lid on canner. Bring water to gentle, steady boil.
6. Process jars for 10 minutes, adjusting for altitude*. Turn off heat, remove lid and let jars stand for 5 minutes.
7. Remove jars and cool. Check lids for seal after 24 hours. Lid should not flex up and down when center is pressed. Clean and store according to manufacturers instructions.
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