You can choose mint according to your taste, since there is a choice of its varieties and types. Each type of mint will give the jam its own flavor, and tarragon - astringency. Add lemon juice or citric acid to balance the taste. See below for a step-by-step recipe on how to make mint and tarragon jam.
Main Ingredient: Mint / Herbs / Tarragon / Spices, Spices, Condiments / Tarragon
Dish: Blanks / Jam / Sweet
Geography of cuisine: Russian cuisine
- Mint - 100 Grams
- Tarragon - 50 Gram (tarragon)
- Water - 200 Grams
- Sugar - 500 Grams
- Lemon - 1 Piece
How to cook "Tarragon and mint jam for the winter"
Wash mint and tarragon.
Pour the herbs with water, put on low heat, cover. Bring to a boil, cook for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, leave to infuse for several hours, you can overnight.
In the morning, squeeze the mint and tarragon, strain the resulting infusion through a fine sieve. Add sugar to it, bring to a boil. Cook over low heat for 10 minutes. Then pour in the lemon juice, cook for another 2 minutes.
Pour hot jam into sterilized jars, tighten the lids, cool. Store in a cool, dark place. Ready jam yield - 0.5 l.