Blueberry spread

Yield: 32 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 tablespoon Unflavored gelatin (1 pkg)
⅓ cup Cold water
3 cups Blueberries, lightly crushed
½ teaspoon Ground ginger
2 tablespoons Granulated sugar
4 teaspoons Lemon juice
1 teaspoon Grated lemon rind

In saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over water. Stir over low heat until gelatin is completely dissolved.

Add blueberries, ginger, sugar, lemon juice and rind. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook 5 min or until fruit is tender; stir occasionally.

Spoon into sterilized jars; cool slightly. Refrigerate several hours or until set.

Store in refrigerator for up to 1 month or for 1 year in the freezer.

Makes 2 cups. Preparation 10 min, cook about 5 min.

Strawberries - use orange rind, no ginger Peach 2 cups, pear 1 cup, replace lemon rind with ½ tsp nutmeg Serving: 1 tbsp 1++ Extra 2 g carbohydrate, 10 cal.

Source: Choice Menus by Marjorie Hollands & Margaret Howard 1993 Canadian Diabetes Assoc. Shared & Blueberry tested by Elizabeth Rodier Aug 93.

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