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PLUM AND GINGER MICROWAVE JAM Vegetarian-Dish

From start to finish, this small batch of ginger-spiked jam can be ready to sample in less than 45 minutes.Plums are microwaved with just three other ingredients to create a jam which is perfect with breakfast toast or scones at tea time.



Ingredients

Blue Plums (1-1/4 lb, 625 g), pitted
: 8 large
(425 mL) granulated sugar
: 1-3/4 cup
Lemon juice(15 mL)
: 1 tbsp
Finely chopped preserved ginger (50 mL)
: 1/4 cup

Plum and Ginger Microwave Jam

Method

  • Finely chop plums to make 2-1/2 cup.
  • Transfer to a deep microwaveable casserole; stir in sugar and lemon juice.
  • Microwave, uncovered, at High for 6 minutes, stir in ginger.
  • Microwave at High for 10 to 15 minutes longer or until jam thickens and sets.
  • Pour jam into hot sterilized jars sealing with two-piece metal lids and store in cool, dark, dry place. Refrigerate after opening.