Sweet Papaya Jam

Photo: Sweet Papaya Jam
This sweet jam is perfect for Summer. Papayas are high in natural pectin, and therefore need no additives.
Yield: 32 ounces
  • 2 pounds papayas, peeled, cored, and pureed
  • 1 pound mango peeled and diced
  • 2 cups raw cane sugar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Vanilla paste extracted from 2 pods
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  1. Combine pureed papaya, mango, sugar, lemon, vanilla paste, and vanilla extract into saucepan
  2. Bring to a boil over med-high heat, stirring often.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer, still stirring, until puree thickens and holds its shape on a spoon
  4. Let cool and store in mason jar for up to 1 week.