Hatch New Mexico Green Chile Recipes

Green Chile Jam

Every year as the green chile season approaches we usually have a few bags of last year's crop left in our freezer. Here's a great way to make room for the new , or, what the heck, if you don't have leftovers available, use fresh chiles. Either way, it's a delicious addition to a chile lover's breakfast or brunch table. It goes really well with a bagel and cream cheese!
Green Chile Jam

Green Chile Jam

4 cups roasted, peeled, and chopped chiles
2 cups apple or cranberry juice
2 T cider vinegar
1 or 2 T lemon juice
1 box of No-Sugar pectin (Sure Jell)
3 cups sugar

Mix together the chiles, juices, vinegar, and pectin.Bring to a boil, stirring. Add the sugar, and stir in well. Bring to a boil again and boil for one minute.

Scoop into sanitized jelly jars and seal with new seals and lids. For extra protection, cook the sealed jars in a hot water bath for 10 minutes.
Remove and let the jars cool.

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