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Christmas marmalade

Christmas marmalade

Method

  • Wash the apples thoroughly and cut them into 4 pieces, removing the stems.
  • Transfer to a pot with 750 g of water. Boil for 30 minutes over low heat, until they soften.
  • Drain in a strainer and reserve the liquid. Press down on the apples in the strainer with the back of a spoon to release extra juice. It is best not to press down on them so much so that the juice doesn’t become cloudy. Allow to drain for 2 hours.
  • Line a strainer with a piece of muslin or a thin kitchen towel and pour the juice and strain again. You want it to become completely clear. Refrigerate and allow to strain overnight.
  • The following day, carefully add 500 g of the juice to a pot. Do not mix too much so that any solid pieces that may have sunk to the bottom of the juice while straining overnight don’t rise to the surface. This way you will have a clearer marmalade when it is done.
  • Juice the oranges and mandarins. You should have about 500 g of juice. Reserve the seeds and place them in a spice bag.
  • Scrub the 2 extra oranges with a brush and thinly slice with a sharp knife.
  • Transfer to a saucepan and add 200 g water and 200 g granulated sugar. Boil over low heat until the orange slices become almost translucent.
  • In the pot with the apple juice, add the orange and mandarin juice, 1 kilo sugar, lemon juice, spices and spice bag with seeds.
  • Bring to a boil, gently stir and remove the froth.
  • Finely chop the nuts and add to the pot.
  • Boil over high heat for 10 minutes, removing froth again if necessary.
  • Remove the spice bag.
  • Check the consistency of the marmalade and transfer to jars.
  • Add the orange slices to the jars and mix well.
  • Seal jars and store in the refrigerator.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per 100 gr.

172
Calories (kcal)
9 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

3.0
Total Fat (g)
4 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

0.35
Saturated Fat (g)
2 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

34.1
Total Carbs (g)
13 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

33.9
Sugars (g)
38 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

1.2
Protein (g)
2 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

1.0
Fibre (g)
4 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.01
Sodium (g)
0 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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