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apple chia jam

Apple Chia Jam

Apple Chia Jam is thick, rich and delicious with a hint of maple. It’s a perfect topper for your toast or as part of a cheese platter at your next gathering.

Course Spreads
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Yield 1 cup
Calories 302 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups diced sweet apples
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds

Instructions

  1. Combine the apples, 1 cup of water, lemon juice and maple syrup in a medium pot.
  2. Simmer on medium low heat for an hour adding the last half cup of water (1/4 cup at a time) if needed. Using the back of a spoon, mash the apples to get the desired consistency you want.  
  3. Once cooked with about a ¼ cup of liquid remaining, remove the mixture from the heat and add the chia seeds.  
  4. Allow to cool completely and refrigerate.