Blue Osa’s Pineapple Jam

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At Blue Osa we have a pineapple patch and that produces a bounty of pineapples twice a year. This is a great way to preserve this sweetness of this fruit. We enjoy sharing this delicious jam with our guest with hot pancakes and freshly baked bread.

Gluten Free, Fat Free, and Vegan

From the Kitchen of Blue Osa

Makes approximately 4 Jars

Ingredients:

-7 cups of pineapple cut into chunks
-3 ½ cups of granulated white sugar
-1 Tablespoon vanilla
-1 Pinch of cinnamon
-zest of one lemon

Preparation

1. Clean and chop pineapple into medium pieces
2. Mix in a large bowl with the sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon and marinate 2 hours at room temperature
3. Transfer mix into a heavy-bottomed stock pot, let simmer for 1½ to 2 hours over very low heat
4. While the pineapple cooks prepare your jars by placing in boiling water for 2 minutes and allow to and dry upside down on clean towels
5. When your jam is cooked put in hot jars. Close your jars and flip jars upside down to help create a tight seal

* consume 3 or 4 days after

** keep opened jars in a refrigerator and unopened in a cool dark space

Buen Provecho from Blue Osa Yoga Retreat + Spa

 

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