Strawberry and chia jam
SmartPoints® value per serving
Super quick and simple, make your own strawberry jam without the added sugar. They make a great little foodie gift for friends and family.
250 g, hulled, halved
5 individual, pitted, chopped
½ whole, split lengthways, seeds removed
- Using a food processor or mixer, process strawberries, dates and half the chia seeds until a puree forms.
- Transfer mixture to a saucepan with vanilla bean and seeds, 1 tablespoon water and remaining chia seeds. Cook over medium heat for 2 minutes or until mixture just comes to a simmer. Remove from heat.
- Pour into a sterilised 1 cup (250ml) jar and seal. Store in fridge for up to 4 days.
TIP: The lack of sugar means this jam doesn’t have a long shelf-life but it’s better for you. Best to made close to gifting day, it’s yummy on wholegrain bread or swirled into yoghurt.