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Blueberry chia jam with piece of toast with ricotta and blueberry chia jam next to it, and a cup of blueberries
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5 from 1 vote

Blueberry Chia Jam

5 ingredients and some stovetop time for a delicious homemade jam
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Blueberry chia jam
Servings: 1.25 cups

Ingredients

  • 3 cups blueberries
  • 2 tbsp agave
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1.5 tbsp chia seeds

Instructions

  • Combine everything except chia seeds in a saucepan over medium low heat.
  • Use potato masher to break up the fruit sporadically until most of the blueberries are broken down.
  • Continue heating and stirring occasionally. A gentle simmer is okay, but if it starts to boil, knock the heat down a bit.
  • Keep over the heat for about 25 minutes total or until the mixture has reduced by about a third.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in the chia seeds.
  • Let cool for 10-15 minutes.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

*This will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for about 1 week.
*See notes below for variations, including using frozen blueberries!