Yes, If you love a sweet and spicy combo, you’re gonna melt over this strawberry jalapeño pepper jelly combo.
what is pepper jelly?
Firstly, pepper jelly is a sweet and spicy combination, usually consisting of fruit and fresh pepper.
Often, pepper jelly is canned with gelatin and can preserved for a lengthy amount of time.
how do I serve pepper jelly?
Traditionally, pepper jelly is usually served over cold cream cheese and spread onto crackers as an appetizer.
To stay keto, you can serve your pepper jelly and cream cheese combo with:
- cheese crisps
- more strawberries
- on low carb toast
is pepper jelly low-carb?
No, the usual pepper jelly involves a lot of sugar and a lot of carbs. But, this pepper jelly is keto and low-carb friendly.
but, how do I make pepper jelly keto?
Yes, you can make pepper jelly keto. First, you’ll add in some xanthan gum to thicken the mixture. And, you’ll use a sugar-alternative (erythritrol) to keep it keto.
If you like things a little more on the sweet side, add more erythritrol. If you like things spicier, add more jalapeno. Be sure to taste test!
strawberry with jalapeño?
Yes, and this recipe was inspired by my favorite strawberry jalapeño margarita. Understandably, strawberry and jalapeño are a unique combination. Finally, the two have paired perfectly together in a variety of recipes, especially in Latin America.
how long can I store this pepper jelly?
To store your pepper jelly, place in the fridge for about a week.
what is the consistency of this pepper jelly?
And, with of the xanthan gum, the consistency is pretty darn thick.
Strawberry Jalapeño Pepper Jelly (KETO)
- 2 cups strawberries fresh
- 1 jalapeño pepper
- ½ tsp xanthan gum
- 2 tbsp erythritrol (powdered)
- mix all ingredients in blender until incorporated.
- store in the fridge for up to a week
- serve with cream cheese, cheese crisps, celery, almonds, or low carb toast
Just the thing I’d been looking for. I am thinking that I’ll up the heat ante with a Serano or a Thai pepper in addition to the Jalapeno.
Thanks for the base recipe, my tastebuds are a’quivering in anticipation.
Amber @ Low Carb Quick