*Make sure mint is washed clean.
Chop finely. Combine with water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 10 minutes. To remove the mint, strain through cheesecloth (triple layer) or jelly bag. Add food coloring.
Combine 1 3/4 cups of mint juice, lemon juice, and sugar in a 4-quart saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat while stirring frequently. Add liquid pectin and continue stirring until you return to a full boil. Boil 1 minute.
Remove from heat and fill hot 1/2 pint jars with mixture. Do not fill to the top, leave about 1/4-inch headspace. Place hot lids on jars and screw on bands. Process in boiling water canner for 5 minutes.
Makes 4 8 ouce jars of jelly
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (13g)|
|Recipe Makes: 64 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 17 (89%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 1.9g||3 %|
|Saturated Fat 1.1g||5 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.1g|
|Cholesterol 4.9mg||2 %|
|Sodium 8.2mg||0 %|
|Potassium 23.4mg||1 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 0.5g||0 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.2g||1 %|
|Sugars, other 0.3g|
|Protein 0.3g||0 %|
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Calories per serving: 19
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