Health

Strawberry Ginger Chia Jam

strawberry-ginger-chia-jam

Jennifer Causey

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup sliced rhubarb stalks, thawed if frozen
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt

Preparation


1. Stir together all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring often and breaking fruit into smaller pieces, until juices have released and mixture is a jamlike consistency, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool completely, about 1 hour. Spoon mixture into jars or a bowl. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.


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  • Yield: Makes 2 1/2 cups

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 32
Fat per serving: 1g
Saturated fat per serving: 0g
Cholesterol per serving: 0mg
Fiber per serving: 1g
Protein per serving: 1g
Carbohydrate per serving: 7g
Sodium per serving: 16mg
Iron per serving: 0mg
Calcium per serving: 23mg

Good to Know

Chia seeds add protein and healthy fat—and thicken jam without tons of sugar.
Robin Bashinsky