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How do you make green pepper jelly?

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To make green pepper jelly, mince peppers, boil them with vinegar and sugar, add dye and pectin, and pack the jelly into jars. You need peppers, a knife, a food processor, tongs, jars, vinegar, sugar, a towel, a spoon, food dye, pectin, a stove, a pot and a canner.

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  1. Mince the peppers

    Coarsely chop a green pepper and several hot peppers. Put 3/4 cup of green pepper pieces and 1/4 cup of the hot peppers into a food processor, and pulse them into tiny pieces.

  2. Boil the peppers with vinegar and sugar

    Put a pot on the stove, select the hottest burner setting, and add 1 1/2 cups apple cider vinegar. Stir in 6 cups of sugar until it dissolves, add the minced peppers and stir the mixture until it boils.

  3. Add food coloring and pectin

    Turn off the stove, and remove the pot from the burner. Stir in four drops of green food dye and 4 ounces powdered pectin.

  4. Pack the jelly into sterilized jars

    Pack the jelly into sterilized glass canning jars. Leave 1/4 inch of head space at the top of the jars, wipe the rims and attach the lids. Process the jars according to the instructions included with your boiling water canner.

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