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5 from 2 votes

Spicy Tomato Jam

I love preserving my tomato harvest into this spicy tomato jam. It's a really fun treat to have in the middle of winter.

Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Keyword how to make tomato jam, spicy tomato jam, spicy tomato jam recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 servings
Calories 63 kcal
Author Janet Barton


  • 4 large ripe tomatoes about 1 1/2 pounds
  • 2 jalapeno peppers
  • 1 1/2-inch piece of fresh ginger
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice


  1. Peel, seed and chop the tomatoes and place in a medium size heavy sauce pan.  Seed and finely dice the jalapeno peppers and add to pan with tomatoes.  Dice or grate the fresh ginger then add to the tomatoes and peppers along with the sugar, spices, salt and lemon juice.
  2. Cook over medium heat until the mixture comes to a boil. Then reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 - 45 minutes or until thick. Refrigerate until ready to use. Makes about 1 cup.

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Tomato Jam
Amount Per Serving
Calories 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 149mg6%
Potassium 164mg5%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 0g0%
Vitamin A 550IU11%
Vitamin C 14mg17%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.