Strawberry Preserves Or Topping Recipe


Main IngredientInterest Group


 Fresh strawberries/Frozen strawbewrries1 Cup (16 tbs) (unsweetened)
 Pectin1 Teaspoon (low calorie)
 Granulated sugar replacement1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 57 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.53 g0.81%

Saturated Fat 0.03 g0.13%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1.8 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.5%

Sugars 8.6 g

Protein 1 g2.4%

Vitamin A 0.4% Vitamin C 171.9%

Calcium 2.8% Iron 4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Place strawberries in top of double boiler, and mash slightly.
Cook over boiling water until soft and juicy, crushing berries against sides of double boiler.
Add pectin and sugar replacement, blending thoroughly.
Cook until medium thick.
Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
Pour preserves into ajar or bowl.
Preserves can also be made with blueberries or raspberries.