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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 40.5
  • Total Fat: 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 0.5 g

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Wojapi - Native American Berry Dish



Introduction

Wojapi is a thick berry sauce. If your berries are ripe and tasty, there is no need to add additional sweeteners.

Traditionally, it was not made with flour or sugar.
Wojapi is a thick berry sauce. If your berries are ripe and tasty, there is no need to add additional sweeteners.

Traditionally, it was not made with flour or sugar.

Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    6 C Fresh Blueberries, Raspberries and/or Strawberries
    1 c Water
    Honey or Splenda to taste

    1Tbl Cornstarch if desired for thickness

Directions

1. Clean your berries.

2. Place them in a mixing bowl and mash with a potato masher.

3. Add fruit and water to a large saucepan and bring to boil. Stir, being careful not to burn the berries.

4. Reduce the heat and simmer on low heat for one hour.

5. Watch the pot carefully and stir constantly.

6. Taste and see if you need to add honey or Splenda for sweetness and sweeten to taste.


Thickening Options:

Wojapi is sometimes the consistency of pudding. For a thicker berry mix, you can use cornstarch.

7. Continue to simmer to reduce the berry mix to the thickness you want. Keep stirring constantly until you have the desired consistency.

Or place one tablespoon of cornstarch into a cup, add cold water. Slowly add to hot pot of berries and stir to the thickness you want.

Enjoy with Native American Frybread.

Make enough to can for gifts or for winter.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VEHAMILTON1.






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