Golden Salsa Jam


Making jam and canning salsa is totally doable! This Golden Salsa Jam recipe is proof. Yellow tomatoes, mangoes, and orange peppers give this homemade jam recipe its vivid hue.

Golden Salsa Jam
Prep Time:
30 mins
Process Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
9 half-pints


  • 4 ½ cup peeled, seeded, and chopped yellow tomatoes

  • ¾ cup chopped yellow or orange sweet pepper (1 medium)

  • ¾ cup peeled, seeded, and chopped mango

  • cup chopped fresh banana peppers

  • 2 large jalapeño chile peppers, finely chopped (do not seed)*

  • ½ cup chopped yellow onion (1 medium)

  • ½ cup finely snipped fresh cilantro

  • ½ cup orange-carrot juice, such as Naked brand

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon finely shredded lime peel

  • ¼ cup lime juice

  • 3 ¼ cup sugar

  • 1 1.75 ounce package powdered fruit pectin for lower-sugar recipes


  1. In an 8- to 10-quart stainless-steel, enamel, or nonstick heavy pot stir together tomatoes, sweet pepper, mango, banana peppers, jalapeño peppers, onion, cilantro, orange-carrot juice, and salt. Bring to boiling, stirring occasionally; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes, stirring often. Stir in lime peel and lime juice.

  2. In a small bowl combine 1/4 cup of the sugar and the pectin; stir into the tomato mixture. Bring to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly. Stir in the remaining 3 cups sugar. Return to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly. Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and quickly skim off foam with a metal spoon.

  3. Ladle hot jam into hot sterilized half-pint canning jars, leaving a 1/4-inch headspace. Wipe jar rims; adjust lids and screw bands.

  4. Process filled jars in a boiling-water canner for 5 minutes (start timing when water returns to boiling). Remove jars from canner; cool on wire racks.**


Because chile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes, avoid direct contact with them as much as possible. When working with chile peppers, wear plastic or rubber gloves. If your bare hands do touch the peppers, wash your hands and nails well with soap and warm water.


This jam will have a soft-set, spoonable consistency.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

21 Calories
5g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 144
Calories 21
% Daily Value *
Sodium 18mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Total Sugars 5g
Vitamin C 2.6mg 13%
Calcium 1mg 0%
Potassium 20mg 0%
Folate, total 2.4mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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