Hot Pepper Jelly (Red)

  • Yield: 4 cups


1/3cup jalapeno peppers
2/3cup bell peppers
1 1/2cups vinegar
6 1/2cups sugar
1small bottle pectin


  1. Seed peppers and chop.  Mix peppers, vinegar, and sugar in a saucepan.  Boil for 1 minute.  Cool 5 minutes.  Add pectin and a few drops of red food coloring.  Pour into hot sterizlized jelly glasses and seal.
  2. Be sure to use gloves when grinding or chopping jalapeno peppers as they burn the hands.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Tyler’s Cooking Through Rose-Colored Glasses (The Junior League of Tyler, Tx., 1975).