Honey Strawberry Preserves

Honey Strawberry Preserves

A new sweet twist on traditional strawberry jam.  No sugar added.


  • 6 cups – sliced strawberries
  • 2 boxes (1-3/4 oz.each) – powdered pectin
  • 1-3/4 cups – honey
  • 2 Tablespoons – lemon juice


Combine strawberries and pectin in large saucepan; crush berries to blend completely. Bring mixture to a full rolling boil over medium-high heat. Boil hard 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in honey and lemon juice; return to a full rolling boil. Boil hard 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Skim off foam. Ladle into clean, hot canning jars to within 1/4 inch of tops. Seal according to manufacturer’s directions. Place jars on rack in canner. Process 10 minutes in boiling water bath with boiling water 2 inches above jar tops. Remove jars from canner. Place on thick cloth or wire rack; cool away from drafts. After 12 hours test lids for proper seal; remove rings from sealed jars.

Nutritional Information

  • per serving (about 2 Tablespoons)
  • Calories: 47
  • Fat Total: <1 g
  • Protein: <1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 13 g
  • Sodium: 11 mg
  • Dietary Fiber: 2 g
  • Calories from Fat: 1%

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Photo and recipe courtesy of Honey.com

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