Homemade low-sugar peach preserves.
2 1/2 to 3 pounds ripe peaches (10 to 12)
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 (1.75-ounce) package of pectin for low-sugar preserves (low methoxyl pectin)
24 packets Equal® or 7 1/4 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 1 cup Equal® Spoonful™
- Peel, pit and finely chop peaches; measure 4 cups into saucepan. Stir in lemon juice and pectin. Let mixture stand 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
- Cook and stir until boiling. Cook and stir 1 minute more. Remove from heat; stir in Equal®. Skim off foam.
- Immediately ladle into freezer containers or jars, leaving 1/2-inch head space. Seal and label containers. Let stand at room temperature several hours or until set.
- Store up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator or 6 months in the freezer.
Makes 8 (1/2-pint) jars.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 tablespoon): 10 cal., 0 g pro., 3 g carbo., 0 g fat, 0 mg chol., 3 mg sodium.
Food Exchanges: Free Food.
Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.