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Squash jam, original and delicious


As original as it is delicious, squash jam should surprise as well as seduce the taste buds.

Ingredients for 5/6 jars:

  • 1.5 kg of squash
  • 1 apple
  • 2 lemon
  • 1 kg of sugar
  • 1 vanilla pod

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Squash jam recipe

For the squash jam, you can also use pumpkin, of pumpkin or squash butturnet.

Butternut squash, with its natural, slightly sweet taste, has a slight lead in taste, but the orange-red color of pumpkins and pumpkins is more visually pleasing.

Preparation of the squash jam:

  • Open the squash and remove any seeds
  • Cut the squash into small pieces, without peeling it because the skin disappears during cooking.
  • Peel the apple and cut it into pieces.
  • Place the squash and apple pieces in a large saucepan or pot.

Cooking squash jam

Raise the temperature slowly, stirring regularly with a wooden spoon.

  • When a little broth appears, add the sugar and mix.
  • Then add the vanilla pod and then keep on low heat for about 30 min.
  • At the end of cooking, remove the vanilla pods
  • Pour in the juice of the 2 lemons and mix the jam to obtain a smooth mixture

Potting the squash jam

Once cooked, it's time to put the pumpkin jam in a jar.

  • Make sure the jars are cleaned well
  • Pour the squash jam into each jar up to 1 cm from the top edge
  • Screw on the cover with force
  • Turn the jars over so that the air is removed, this increases the shelf life of the squash jam.

To enjoy on a toast of toast, it's a real treat!

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  • Health benefits and virtues of squash seeds

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Video: Butternut Jam. Squash Jam. Kürbiskonfitüre (October 2020).