1/2 pound of fresh rhubarb
1/2 quart of fresh strawberries
1 C. of sugar
1 T. of lemon juice
3/4 tsp. of quick tapioca
Clean the rhubarb and cut into 1/2-inch pieces.Â Clean and hull strawberries and slice in half. In a large heavy saucepan, add rhubarb, strawberries, sugar and lemon juice. Without turning on heat, stir ingredients together and allow them to set for 45 minutes. Add the tapioca, stir and allow to set an additional 15 minutes. Bring mixture to a very low simmer and cook for 50 minutes. Allow to cool to room temperature. Transfer to a jar or other container and refrigerate.