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two jars full of bright red pepper jelly

Homemade Red Pepper Jelly

Red pepper jelly is one of my favorite condiments for charcuterie boards and sandwiches. It can be prepared in about 15 minutes.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword jam, jelly, red pepper jelly
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 16 ounces
Calories 105 kcal
Author Christie Vanover


  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 6 jalapeno peppers
  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp fruit pectin
  • 2 cups sugar


  1. Remove the stems and seeds from the peppers, and place them in a food processor. Chop until liquefied, but still chunky.

  2. Place the peppers in a heavy saucepot over high heat with the white wine vinegar, lemon juice and fruit pectin.

  3. Bring to a boil and continue boiling until the boil can’t be stirred down.

  4. Add in the sugar. Return to a boil, until it starts to foam over. Turn off the heat.

  5. Skim the foam from the top. Pour into jars. Can or refrigerate.

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Red Pepper Jelly
Amount Per Serving
Calories 105 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 3mg0%
Potassium 32mg1%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 289IU6%
Vitamin C 16mg19%
Calcium 1mg0%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.