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Instant Pot Jam

Instant Pot Strawberry Jam

A new season calls for a new homemade jam, and strawberries are just starting to come into season! Today I want to share just how shockingly simple it is to make a delectable strawberry jam using our favorite new kitchen gadget, the Instant Pot.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 50 kcal
Author: Jillee

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. strawberries
  • 1/8 cup sugar
  • 1 orange

Instructions:

  1. Start by prepping the strawberries. Rinse them thoroughly, then remove the greens with a paring knife. Slice the strawberries in half and place them into the pot of your Instant Pot.
  2. Sprinkle the sugar over the top of the halved strawberries and allow them to sit for 10 minutes or so. The sugar will release the juices from the strawberries, which is necessary for the Instant Pot method to work.
  3. Use a reamer or juicer to juice the orange, then pour 1 ounce of the fresh orange juice over the strawberries and sugar.
  4. Lock the lid of your Instant Pot, then select the “Manual” option. Cook on high pressure for 1 minute, then wait 15 minutes after the cooking is done for the pressure to release naturally.
  5. The strawberries will have cooked down into a thick compote of sorts.
  6. Transfer the mixture to your blender or use an immersion blender to achieve your desired jam texture.
  7. Store in an airtight container in your refrigerator, and apply liberally to toast, ice cream, or just grab a spoon.
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Strawberry Jam
Amount Per Serving
Calories 50
% Daily Value*
Potassium 155mg4%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 9g10%
Vitamin A 60IU1%
Vitamin C 56.1mg68%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.