This is one of those recipes that just doesn't sound appealing. I mean Green Pepper Jelly? Don't let the name fool you. This is a colorful and great tasting jelly with the flavor of green peppers.
The beautiful color of this green pepper jelly does not come from the peppers but from green food coloring. Looks more appealing with the food coloring in my opinion. Remember we eat with our eyes.
Whenever we entertain and have guests over we almost always serve crackers with some sort of topping as an appetizer. The first time I served this Green Pepper Jelly I got a lot of weird looks. Then my guests gave it a try and absolutely loved it. I usually serve this green pepper jelly on cream cheese.
For another great sauce, you can serve with crackers and cream cheese, check out my Hot Jezebel Dipping Sauce. Yum!
🌡️ How Hot are the Peppers
The Scoville Scale is the measurement that tells you the spiciness of a given type of pepper.
|Pepper Type||Scoville Rating (Heat)|
|Tabasco & Cayenne||30,000-50,000|
💭 How to seal Mason Jars
Using a ladle, fill sterilized mason jars leaving about ½ inch of headspace.
Remove any air bubbles by inserting a flexible spatula down the sides of the jars. Adjust headspace if necessary.
Wipe jar rims, place lids on jar and screw on bands finger tight.
Place jars in a large pot of boiling water for 20 minutes. Move jars to a cooling rack and let cool until the lids "pop". Do not tighten bands. Let jars cool for at least 4 hours. Test seal by pressing the center of the lid. It should not give. If it makes a popping sound, it has NOT been sealed.
Unfortunately not all my guests like the taste of green peppers which means I usually have to offer a different kind of appetizer. The good news is I got you covered with this awesome collection of Appetizer Recipes.
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📋 What Ingredients do I need
You will need the following ingredients to make this Green Pepper Jelly recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Green Bell Pepper, Green Chilies, White Sugar, Apple Cider Vinegar, Liquid Pectin and Green Food Coloring.
🥣 How to make Green Pepper Jelly
Place chopped peppers in a blender. Blend on medium speed until fine. Combine the sugar and cider vinegar with the blended peppers in a large saucepan.
Bring this mixture to a boil. Boil over medium-high heat for 15 minutes, skimming off foam. Remove from heat and let stand for about 5 minutes.
Add the pectin and food coloring and stir together for approximately 2 minutes. Pour into jars. Store in refrigerator once jars have cooled down.
Green Pepper Jelly
- 1 Cup Green Bell Pepper, Chopped
- 1 Cup Green Chilies, Chopped
- 6 Cups White Sugar
- 1 ½ Cups Apple Cider Vinegar
- 6 oz Liquid Pectin
- 6 Drops Green Food Coloring
- Place chopped peppers in a blender. Blend on medium speed until fine. Combine the sugar and cider vinegar with the blended peppers in a large saucepan.
- Bring this mixture to a boil. Boil over medium-high heat for 15 minutes, skimming off foam. Remove from heat and let stand for about 5 minutes.
- Add the pectin and food coloring and stir together for approximately 2 minutes. Pour into jars. Store in refrigerator once jars have cooled down.
Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.