Pickled Beets Canning to Preserve Them
Ah, summer! The garden is thriving and we all want to preserve our fruits and vegetables. One of our favorite vegetables is beets. Fresh, roasted, boiled or canned -no matter how you slice them up, we enjoy them. Here is how we pickled beets canning to preserve them
Yields 32 servings
8 Quarts beets
3 1/2 Cups sugar
2 Cups white vinegar
2 Cups water
1.) Wash beets, leaving buds and roots intact.
2.) Combine beets with water to cover in large sauce pan. Cook over medium heat for 3-1/2 to 4 hours or until beets are tender. Drain, peel and slice beets.
3.) Combine sugar, vinegar and 2 cups water in saucepan. Bring to boil and reduce heat to simmer for 5 minutes.
4.) Ladle beets into hot sterilized 1 quart jars. Pour sugar mixture into jars, leaving 1/2 headspace, seal with 2 piece lids.
5.) Process in boiling water bath for 10 minutes. Yields 32 servings.