Bitter Orange Jam




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Ingredients

1 jar makes 10 servings
(1 serving = 1 tbsp)
Bitter orange peel From 3 bitter oranges
Apple 1 large (300 g)
Water 1 cup (200 ml)
Orange juice 1 tbsp (5 ml)

Recipe:


Wash the oranges and finely grate the rind, excluding the pith, with a grater. Then peel the oranges, and firmly roll up each piece of rind. Thread the peel on a string with a needle. Bring the water to the boil in a large saucepan. Place the stringed bitter orange peel into the water and boil for six to seven minutes. After cooking, put the pieces of orange peel in cold water. Keep the peel in water for two to three days, changing the water two to three times a day. They will be suitable for marmalade when they lose their bitterness. Lay the peel on a piece of cloth and let dry for three hours. Place the peel in a pot of warm water, and cook for one hour, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat when the skins become soft. Wash and grate the apple. Add the grated apple and one tbsp of orange juice to the orange peel, and remove from the stove. Fill a mason jar with the mixture and refrigerate.

Energy and Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition Facts 1 Servings
(%) Daily Value
Woman (age 25 - 50)Men (age 25 - 50)
Energy 34.8 kcal 2 2
Carbohydrate 7.2 g 3 3
Protein 0.4 g 1 1
Fiber 0.6 g 2 2
Vitamin A 180.5 mcg 23 18
Vitamin E (equivalent) 0.1 mg 1 1
Total Folic Acid 4.3 mcg 1 1
Calcium 28.1 mg 3 3
Iron 0.3 mg 2 3
Zinc 0.1 mg 1 1
Vitamin C 25.5 mg 25 25
Potassium 76.2 mg 2 2
Phosphorus 6.6 mg 1 1
Magnesium 5.3 mg 2 2


Bitter Orange Jam:



Bitter orange jam is a nutritious breakfast food, with a portion providing 1/5 of your daily vitamin A needs.
This amount also supplies %10 of the energy which a healthy individual should get from breakfast.
Bitter orange jam on a bread is a good source of energy for breakfast or pre-workout.



References:

1-Türkiye’ye Özgü Besin ve Beslenme Rehberi_ (2015), Ankara: Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi, Beslenme ve Diyetetik Bölümü.
2-Türkiye Beslenme Rehberi (2015), Ankara, TC Sağlık Bakanlığı, Yayın No:1031. http://beslenme.gov.tr/content/files/arastirmalar/tbsa/1_haziran_t_ber_rehber_y_ksek_kalite.pdf
3- Gıda, Tarım ve Hayvancılık Bakanlığı, TÜRK GIDA KODEKSİ ETİKETLEME YÖNETMELİĞİ, 29Aralık 2011.
http://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2011/12/20111229M3-7.htm
4-Beslenme Bilgi Sistemleri (BEBIS 7.2).
5- EFSA Scientific Opinion. 2009;7(9):1215, 2010;8(10):1740; 2009;7(9):1228. European Commission Regulation (EU) No: 432/2012 of 16/05/2012




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Energy and Nutrients 1 Serving
Energy 242.6 kcal
Carbohydrate 13.2 g
Protein 7.9 g
Fat 17.5 g
Fiber 1.1 g
Vitamin A 348.2 mcg
Vitamin E (equivalent) 2.5 mg
Vitamin B2 0.2 mg
Total Folic Acid 29.9 mcg
Calcium 150 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Zinc 1.1 mg
Vitamin C 21.8 mg
Potassium 161.6 mg
Phosphorus 130 mg
Magnesium 16.1 mg
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0.8 mcg

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