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Star Fruit Jam

Serve up some homemade jam this winter season. A fun and creative way to enjoy your daily fruit servings. If you don’t have access to starfruit, instead substitute pineapple.

 

Costa Rica Starfruit Jam recipe

 

From the Kitchen of Blue Osa
Homemade Star Fruit Jam
Gluten free + vegan

 

Ingredients:
8 1/2 cups of fresh star fruit (you can substitute pineapple)
3 cups of sugar
1/8 cup of vanilla
Rind of one lemon or 1 Tablespoon of grated ginger (optional)
1 pinch of Cardamom (optional)

 

Preparation:
1.   Thoroughly wash fruit
2.   Cut the fruit: First, cut off the ends. Second, cut the peaks of each ridge on the fruit. Third, slice around the core. Fourth, cut off any remaining core. Last, slice into long pieces.
3.   Add vanilla
4.   Add Cardamom (optional)
5.   Add lemon or grated ginger (optional)
6.   Stir until all ingredients are incorporated
7.   Cover and let rest overnight
8.    Blend until smooth
9.    In a large pot bring mix to a boil
10. Lower the temperature and simmer one hour (or until liquid is evaporated), stirring occasionally
11.  Put in recycled jar(s) and seal tightly
12.  Let rest for 4 days before opening and eating

 

Buen Provecho from Blue Osa Yoga Retreat + Spa

 


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