Ripe nectarine can be served this way as delicious and healthy snack or as a perfect dessert for any meal. Sometimes, you’ll find nectarine as too tart and hard to be enjoyed raw and are always cooked before eaten just like this. Slight cooking will improve the taste of the fruit that is not quiet ripe or can help vary the ways of serving a fruit.
Prep time: 30 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes
Yield: 1 jar of Nectarine Jam
6 ripe nectarines
3 tablespoons lemon rind
¼ c water
Cup of sugar for every cup of nectarine
Halve the nectarine lengthways. Discard the seeds. Scrape off pulp from ripe nectarine and mash. Use a stainless utensil to prevent discoloring. Measure; every cup of pulp, add 1 cup white sugar and ¼ cup water with 1 tablespoon of lemon rind. Combine all ingredients. Stir while cooking until thick. Serve with toasted bread.
Note: You can pour while hot in a jar, half seal and sterilized in 20 minutes. Seal completely while sterilization. Invert to cool.