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Rhubarb jam with orange


Rhubarb with oranges - the recipe for this original and delicious jam will delight the sweet tooth. Rhubarb, a herb of the Buckwheat family, grows in many household plots. Its root has a healing effect, stimulates digestion, and the fleshy and tender leaf stalks are suitable for delicious jam.

Secrets of making rhubarb and orange jam

The ripening season for rhubarb begins at the end of April. This vegetable will help to restore strength, strengthen the immune system and replenish the stocks of jam that have been depleted during the long winter. It is best to harvest the plant in May-June. In July, the plant begins to bloom, becomes tough and unusable. The peduncles are removed in order to harvest another crop at the end of August and September. It is not recommended to cut the petioles from the bush. They are broken out, leaving a few rough and old leaves.

Edible types are used for jam:

  • compact;
  • currant;
  • wavy;
  • Wittrock, etc.

The best table varieties include:

  • Victoria;
  • Moscow-42;
  • Ogre-12.

The collected petioles are prepared before making the jam:

  • cut off the leaves;
  • peel the fibrous skin;
  • wash;
  • crushed into small pieces.

The petioles of the plant contain on average 2% sugars and 3.5% organic acids. There are more sour or sweet varieties, the amount of sugar in the jam depends on this. For 1 kg of peeled stalks, you will need from 1 to 1.5 kg of granulated sugar.

Rhubarb has no distinct smell of its own. Adding citrus zest and pulp to it, nuts, spices, add a rich taste and aroma to desserts.

Classic recipe for rhubarb and orange jam

Now hundreds of table varieties have been bred, from which you can make delicious desserts.

Ingredients:

  • peeled petioles - 500 g;
  • oranges - 2 pcs.;
  • sugar - 700 g

Making jam:

  1. Chop the petioles into pieces.
  2. Pour rhubarb and sugar into a saucepan with a thick bottom.
  3. Stir and heat.
  4. Peel citrus fruits and cut into pieces. Add to jam.
  5. While stirring, cook with low heat. The resulting foam is removed.
  6. Chop orange peel with a knife. Add to the pan after 10 minutes. from the start of cooking.

The jam is poured into clean jars.

Rhubarb jam with orange and ginger

Such a dessert is obtained with a pleasant, refreshing taste.

Advice! A thick-walled stainless steel pan is suitable for its preparation.

Ingredients:

  • peeled petioles - 500 g;
  • sugar - 500 g;
  • oranges - 1 pc.;
  • ginger root - 50 g;
  • water - 0.5 tbsp.

Making jam:

  1. Petioles are cut.
  2. Syrup is made from granulated sugar, water and citrus juice.
  3. After the sugar grains are completely dissolved, the syrup is prepared over low heat for 10 minutes.
  4. Add prepared petioles, finely chopped orange zest, peeled and chopped ginger to the pan.
  5. After boiling, cook for 20 minutes, stirring constantly and skimming off the foam.

Hot jam is poured into jars and rolled up.

Rhubarb, orange and banana jam recipe

The pleasant sourness of rhubarb goes well with sweet bananas.

Ingredients:

  • peeled petioles - 2 kg;
  • peeled bananas - 1 kg;
  • oranges - 2 pcs.;
  • sugar - 2 kg.

Making jam:

  1. The petioles are crushed.
  2. Fall asleep with granulated sugar and set aside for an hour.
  3. Heating, bring to a boil.
  4. Set aside for 4-6 hours, then heat again.
  5. Cook for 2 minutes, add chopped bananas and citrus fruits without peel, remove from heat for 6 hours. Repeat the steps 2-3 times.
  6. The last cooking is made longer - 5 minutes.

Poured hot into clean cans.

How to make rhubarb and orange jam with nuts and bananas

It is very difficult to determine by taste what this dessert is made of. It has notes of peaches, apricots and apples.

Ingredients:

  • peeled walnuts - 100 g;
  • peeled petioles - 1 kg;
  • sugar - 1 kg;
  • juice of one lemon;
  • juice of two oranges;
  • bananas - 2 pcs.;
  • cinnamon - 1 stick.

Making jam:

  1. The crushed rhubarb is sent to the pan along with the citrus juice (about 200 ml of juice is obtained).
  2. While stirring, bring to a boil, add cinnamon.
  3. Cook over low heat for 10 minutes.
  4. Cut the walnut kernels into small pieces with a knife.
  5. Cinnamon is taken out of the pan, walnuts, peeled and chopped bananas and all granulated sugar are sent there.
  6. Cook over low heat for another 10 minutes. after boiling.

The finished dessert will change color to amber yellow. Hot it is poured into sterilized jars. After cooling, the consistency becomes thicker.

How to make rhubarb jam with oranges and apples

Apples complement such a dessert well, giving it thickness and aroma. Better to choose sweet, juicy varieties with a pleasant smell.

Ingredients:

  • peeled petioles - 1 kg;
  • apple - 1 pc.;
  • peeled oranges - 2 pcs.;
  • sugar - 1.5 kg.

Making jam:

  1. All components are cut into small pieces.
  2. Fall asleep with granulated sugar for 3-4 hours.
  3. Cook for 25 minutes. over low heat, stirring constantly and skimming off the foam.

Spread hot, aromatic jam on clean jars.

How to make rhubarb and orange jam in a slow cooker

Making rhubarb jam with oranges in a multicooker will take less effort. You do not need to stir it and watch it all the time so that it does not burn. Smart technology will cook everything by itself and turn off after the end of the preset mode.

Ingredients:

  • petioles - 1 kg;
  • sugar - 1 kg;
  • oranges - 2 pcs.;

Making jam:

  1. Sliced ​​petioles, zest and orange pulp are added to a multicooker bowl.
  2. Pour granulated sugar on top, do not mix. Close the lid.
  3. Select the "Jam" mode, if it is not there, then cook in the "Multipovar" program. The temperature is set at 100 ° C, the cooking time is 1 hour 20 minutes.
  4. If foam rises, remove it from the surface.
  5. Transfer the finished dessert into a saucepan and beat with a blender.

After cooling down, you get a tasty, thick and homogeneous jam.

How to store rhubarb and orange jam

Sugar acts as a natural preservative. For long-term storage in the closet of an apartment during the preparation of a sweet piece, certain conditions must be observed:

  • use clean dishes;
  • wash fruits;
  • sterilize storage jars and lids.

An open jar of dessert is stored in the refrigerator. Place it in a vase with a clean spoon so that the remaining contents do not become moldy.

Conclusion

Rhubarb with oranges is a recipe for a fragrant and delicious jam that is very easy to make. To do this, you need to buy on the market or pluck young, juicy petioles at your summer cottage. You can add bananas, nuts, apples, ginger to such a dessert. Cooking technology depends on what consistency you want to get. If thick, then cook in several stages, homogeneous - grind with a blender. It is convenient to make jam in a slow cooker.


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