Jalapeno Pepper Jelly


This is a very lovely, very sophisticated jelly to have on hand for the holidays, as well as for unexpected visitors. Enjoy this with crackers and soft cream cheese.

6 small jars


  • 3 green bell pepper, minced

  • 2 (4 ounce) cans diced jalapeno peppers

  • 1 ½ cups distilled white vinegar

  • 6 ½ cups white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1 (6 fluid ounce) container liquid pectin

  • 5 drops green food coloring


  1. In a large, stainless steel saucepan, combine peppers, vinegar, sugar, and cayenne pepper. Cook over medium high heat. Stir frequently until mixture begins to boil.

  2. Stir in pectin; boil 5 minutes longer, stirring constantly, and mix in food coloring. Skim off foam, and remove from heat.

  3. Ladle into sterilized jars. Seal, and process in a boiling-water canner for 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

433 Calories
0g Fat
111g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 433
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 314mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 111g 40%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 110g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 26mg 129%
Calcium 9mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 125mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.