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Fresh Papaya Jam


"I have a tree in my backyard and needed to get the large papayas used up. So here is a delicious jam recipe."
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5 h 5 m servings 65 cals
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Original recipe yields 64 servings (4 pint jars)


  • Calories:
  • 65 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Stir together papaya, orange juice, and pectin in a very large pot over medium-high heat until it begins to boil. Stir constantly as the mixture heats. Once boiling, stir in the sugar, and return to a boil, stirring constantly. Once the jam has returned to a boil, start a timer, and boil for exactly 1 minute.
  2. Ladle the hot jam into the hot, sterilized canning jars and seal with lids and rings. Allow to cool to room temperature, and refrigerate any jars that do not seal.

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Yummy! I didn't have any orange juice so I used lime in its place I really liked the different flavor.

This is a great jam. However, it can be improved upon. I like my jam with a little more zestiness. So, instead of using orange juice I have used lilikoi juice (which is a Hawaiian passionfruit)....

I love this jam! We have had a ton of papaya from our tree and so glad I found a recipe I can use for all of them! Tried it with orange juice and just used only 1 package of pectin. It came out ...

Papaya does not need contains natural pectin already.i made this recipe with only the other 3 ingredients: papaya , orange juice and sugar.

Nice jam! I had some fresh tangerines on hand so I squeezed a couple of them in instead of orange juice... delicious. A great way to take advantage of the giant papayas that go on sale in the ...

The Best EVER!

This was yummy. Mine did not set quite as well as i would have liked, however it was my first time making Jam. I used only one package of pectin per another users review, maybe that is where, ...

Excellent taste very easy to make. i am a novice at this jelly thing and i found it so easy to make. i changed it up alittle bit though, i added some pineapple puree to it and about 10 whole hab...

this jam came out great i have a papaya tree in my back yard and this was my first time making any kind of jam it was so easy the only change i made was i diddnt have pectin so i substituted arr...