This Microwave Rhubarb Jam is a quick and easy choice for a tasty rhubarb jam including strawberries and pineapple.
This is a great jam recipe to use for gift giving at Christmas, or any other time!
2 cups rhubarb, chopped into 1/2" to 1" pieces
1 can (8 ozs.) crushed pineapple
1 pint strawberries, mashed
4 cups granulated sugar
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. lemon peel, grated
1 pkge. (1 3/4 ozs.) fruit pectin
In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the rhubarb, pineapple, and the strawberries (do not drain the crushed pineapple).
Microwave the above mixture on "high" power for 7 - 10 minutes, (depending on the microwave strength), stirring twice, until the rhubarb is tender.
in the fruit pectin, and microwave on "high" power for another 2 - 4
minutes (depending on the microwave strength), until the mixture boils,
stopping to stir the mixture every minute.
Stir in the granulated sugar, lemon juice and the lemon peel.
Return mixture to the microwave, and microwave on "high" for 2 - 4 minutes more, allowing jam to boil hard, stirring every minute.
Let stand for 10 minutes, and then pour into hot sterilized jars.
Seal and process in a Boiling Water Bath.
Store opened Rhubarb Jam in the refrigerator.
Makes approximately 4 jelly jars.
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