Lightning-fast Jam

Source: Sunset

Yield: ¾ cup


  • 2 cups strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • Zest of 1 large Meyer lemon
  • 2 tablespoons Meyer lemon juice


In a 2-quart glass bowl, combine strawberries, sugar, lemon zest and lemon juice. Let stand until very syrupy, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes.
Microwave until mixture is shiny and reduced to about ¾ cup, stirring after 5 minutes, 10 minutes total. Pour jam into a jar and let cool (it thickens as it stands).

Nutrition Information

Per tablespoon: 19 calories, 0.4 calories from fat; 0.1g protein; 0g fat; g carbohydrates, 0.3g fiber; 0.3mg sodium; 0mg cholesterol.