Spicy Red-Pepper Jelly

8 ingredients
makes 4 to 5 (1/2-pint) jars
Surprise your party host with a jar of this ruby-red jelly — its sweet heat flavors pair beautifully with soft cheeses.

Categories:  quick , condiment~spread , sauce ,
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  • 1 1/2 lb red bell peppers (about 3), cut into 1-inch pieces (6 cups)
  • 2 teaspoons dried hot red-pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons sure-jell less- or no-sugar-needed pectin (from a 1 3/4-oz box)
  • 3 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup white-wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • special equipment: 5 (1/2-pint) canning jars with screw bands and lids; an instant-read or candy thermometer; canning tongs


Serving Size (258.59 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 782.89 Calories from Fat 27.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.0g 18.46%
Saturated Fat 1.9g 37.99%
Trans Fat 0.12g %
Cholesterol 7.95mg 10.6%
Sodium 441.31mg 73.55%
Total Carbohydrate 192.75g 257.0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 192.09 g %
Protein 0.03g 0.25%
Vitamin A 92.4IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 7.22mg% Iron 0.22mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
red bell peppers, hot, pectin, or, special equipment