Paleo Orange Blueberry Jam without Pectin


It’s so easy to make this Paleo Orange Blueberry Jam that’s tart and delicious. It takes just a few ingredients with no pectin necessary!

Orange Blueberry Jam without Pectin

Well, the weather is finally warming up little by little and I couldn’t be more excited for it to be fully in Spring mode when it comes to produce. I even saw strawberries at the farmers market over the weekend and I can’t wait for all the other various berries to come out and play. But while we are still in between seasons, I decided to whip up some yummy jam using my favorite fruit, blueberries, and a winter fruit that’s almost out of season, oranges.

Blueberries weren’t out yet the last time I checked, so I used frozen blueberries to make this Paleo Orange Blueberry Jam and it turned out so tart and fabulous. And with this recipe, you don’t even need to use pectin, which usually contains GMO corn that I would rather avoid if possible.

Orange Blueberry Jam without Pectin Orange Blueberry Jam without Pectin

So you ready to start jammin’? This clean guilt-free jam is sweetened just with fruits and honey, and because it doesn’t use pectin, you have to cook it down much longer than a regular jam. The result is so thick but spreadable, and the combination of flavors from the blueberries and oranges is so tart and delicious

This Paleo Orange Blueberry Jam isn’t canned, so it’s better to make a small batch at a time and store it in the refrigerator or freezer. It makes about a cup of jam and lasts about 3 weeks in the fridge, so you have plenty of time to eat it on your favorite crackers, toast, pancakes, waffles, ice cream, yogurt, or any kind of creamy dessert. I bet it’s even yummy with some cheese like brie if you can do dairy.

However you want to eat it, it’s a delicious sweet condiment to have around if you are looking for a fruity treat!

Orange Blueberry Jam without Pectin Orange Blueberry Jam without Pectin

Paleo Orange Blueberry Jam without Pectin

Course: Condiment, Dessert
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 40 kcal
Author: Jean Choi

It's so easy to make this Paleo Orange Blueberry Jam that's tart and delicious. It takes just a few ingredients with no pectin necessary!

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups blueberries fresh or frozen
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice about 2 medium oranges
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 1/3 cup raw honey

Instructions

  1. Place the blueberries in a food processors and pulse a few times to get them chopped.

  2. Combine the chopped blueberries, orange juice, orange zest, and honey in a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium high heat.

  3. Bring down the heat to medium and let the mixture simmer for 20-25 minutes uncovered, stirring frequently. 

  4. The jam is done when it's reduced and thickened, and starts gelling. 

  5. Transfer the jam into a clean 8 oz jar and let it cool completely.

  6. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks, or in the freezer for up to 3 months. 

Nutrition Facts
Paleo Orange Blueberry Jam without Pectin
Amount Per Serving (1 tbsp)
Calories 40
% Daily Value*
Potassium 40mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Sugars 9g
Vitamin A 0.6%
Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 0.3%
Iron 0.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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14 thoughts on “Paleo Orange Blueberry Jam without Pectin

  1. Megan Stevens

    Wow, that blueberry-orange combination looks and sounds SO good! Blueberries are almost too sweet for me, when cooked down; so the orange sounds like a perfect contrast.

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  2. Renee

    My mouth was watering reading the title of this recipe and the photos definitely do it justice! The combo of orange and blueberry for jam sounds amazing!

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  3. Cathy

    I don’t usually keep jams in the house because of all the sugar and pectin usually found in it. I love the ingredients in this recipe. I also love that it doesn’t require messing with the canning process. I’m sure we’d have no problem using this up in three weeks! I’m Pinning this to try.

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  4. Meredith

    I am so excited to make this blueberry orange jam! We have really reduced the amount of jam we eat because of the added sugar, but this paleo version looks just wonderful. Pinning to try soon!

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  5. Monique

    What a gorgeous jam! I don’t think 25 minutes is a very long time if you’re going to get something this delicious out of it. Such a nice clean recipe!

    Reply
  6. Tatiana

    I am excited to try this recipe, because the blueberry season is almost here(we have tons of local u pick farms!) and we have oranges all year around from the neighbors yard

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