Hot Pepper Jelly

posted by Jane 08-24-99 9:17 AM

Hot Pepper Jelly

4 ounces hot peppers, Jalapeno, or Serrano *
1 pound Bell peppers **
1/3 cup water
5 pounds sugar
3 cups distilled white vinegar
2 bottles Certo® (one box)

Chop peppers and water in a blender.

In a very large kettle, mix vinegar and sugar, bring to a rolling boil. Add peppers and boil for 5 minutes. Add Certo and bring back to boil.

Working quickly, pour into sterilzed jars.

Makes 12 - 1/2 pint jars.

Notes: * for the HOT, grind with seeds, for a milder jelly, remove seeds.

** Use all green peppers for green jelly.

You may use some food coloring, if you choose.

For red jelly, use all red peppers.

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