Author Notes: Fully ripe strawberries—sweet, juicy, and red all the way through—make the best jam. Visit a pick-your-own farm in late spring and early summer and give jam making a whirl.
Strawberry Jam from INSTANT POT MIRACLE © 2017 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Reproduced with permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved. —Food52
Food52 Review: Featured in: 10 Surprising Things You Can Make in Your Instant Pot. —The Editors
Makes: about 3 cups
Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 40 min
cups quartered fresh strawberries
cup lemon juice
- Combine strawberries, sugar, and lemon juice in the Instant Pot. Select SAUTÉ and adjust to NORMAL. Bring mixture to a full boil for about 8 minutes, stirring frequently. Press CANCEL. Secure the lid on the pot. Close the pressure-release valve.
- Select MANUAL and cook at high pressure for 8 minutes. When cooking is complete, use a natural release to depressurize. Press CANCEL. Remove the lid. Mash berries with a potato masher. Select SAUTÉ and adjust to NORMAL. Bring mixture to a full boil. Boil for 5 minutes or until mixture reaches gel stage (220°F) stirring frequently. Press CANCEL.
- Ladle into half-pint glass jars. Seal jars. Store up to 3 weeks in the refrigerator.
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