Strawberry Basil Jam

 
 Pairing fruits and herbs introduces a fantastic range of flavor in a dish, and strawberry and basil are two of summer’s finest. Stir this jam into yogurt or oatmeal, use on toasts, or eat with your favorite pastry.

Pairing fruits and herbs introduces a fantastic range of flavor in a dish, and strawberry and basil are two of summer’s finest. Stir this jam into yogurt or oatmeal, use on toasts, or eat with your favorite pastry.

 

| Yield: 2 Cups | Time: 20-25 minutes | 

 

 
 

Preparation:

1. Place strawberries, sugar, salt, lemon juice, lemon zest and orange zest into a medium pot. Toss to coat strawberries, then turn heat to medium.

2. Stir frequently to prevent scorching, and allow the strawberries to cook down and thicken, about 15 – 20 minutes.

3. As the jam reaches desired thickness, add chopped basil. Cook for a few more minutes, then remove from heat. Spread onto a silplat to cool. Store in fridge for about one week.

Ingredients:

4 cups strawberries

1 ¼ cup sugar

½ tsp salt

1 lemon, juiced and zested

1 orange, zested

2 – 3 T chopped basil

 
 

 

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