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Strawberry Rhubarb Chia Jam

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Sauces
Cuisine: American

Ingredients

  • 2 cups strawberries chopped
  • 2 cups rhubarb stalks chopped
  • ΒΌ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1-2 tablespoons sweetener sugar, maple syrup etc.

Instructions

  • Cook the fruit. In a large sauce pan, combine the strawberries, rhubarb and water. Cook over medium heat until the fruit is soft, about 5-10 minutes. Mash the fruit with the back of a spoon until you reach your desired texture of jam. Stir in 1-2 tablespoons of sweetener, according to how sweet your fruit is.
  • Grind the chia. While the fruit is softening, grind the chia seeds in a small blender or coffee grinder until fine.
  • Thicken your jam. Stir the ground chia seeds into the softened fruit. Cook over low heat for another 5 minutes. The jam will continue to thicken as it cools. Transfer to a jar or resealable containe and store in the fridge.

Notes

Your chia jam will keep in the fridge for 1-2 weeks, or freeze for later!