Ginger Carrot Marmalade

Ginger Carrot Marmalade

Ginger Carrot Marmalade

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

60 minutes

Serves

20 people

Unexpectedly delicious, this vibrant orange carrot marmalade has a tangy-sweet flavor and tastes great paired with a soft spreadable cheese, such as goat cheese, brie or cream cheese, served on artisan crackers or warm crusty bread.

Why Try? Feeling adventurous, or looking for a new flavor combination? This signature ginger-orange-carrot marmalade recipe won’t disappoint.

To prepare minced ginger; break off a section of fresh ginger root and scrape the skin off with the edge of a spoon, slice peeled ginger into paper-thin coins, and then fine mince.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh carrots, peeled
  • 4 cups white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fine minced fresh ginger
  • 3 lemons, fresh
  • 2 oranges, fresh

Preparation

  • 1 Fine grate carrots; place in a heavy saucepan with just enough water to cover; Simmer over low heat for 15 to 20 minutes, or until tender. Drain excess water.
  • 2 Return carrots to saucepan. Add sugar and minced ginger.
  • 3 Zest lemons and orange; add to carrot mixture.
  • 4 Juice lemons and orange; add to carrot mixture. Slowly stir until completely blended.
  • 5 Simmer over low heat, stirring frequently, for 45 minutes or until thick and glossy.
  • 6 Spoon into sterilized jars and cool. Cover tightly and refrigerate for up to 30 days.
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