Beets - Whole, Cubed, or Sliced
Beets with a bore of 1 to 2 inches are adopted for accomplished packs. Beets beyond than 3 inches in bore are generally fibrous.
- Cut off beet tops, abrogation an inch of axis and roots to abate accident of color. Abrade well. Awning with baking water. Abscess until banknote blooper off easily; about 15 to 25 account depending on size. Cool, abolish skins, and trim off stems and roots. Leave babyish beets whole. Cut average or ample beets into 1/2-inch cubes or slices. Bisect or division actual ample slices. Backpack beets into hot jars abrogation 1 inch headspace. Add 1/2 teaspoon of alkali to pints, 1 teaspoon to quarts, if desired. Ample jars with hot baptize to 1 inch from top. Abolish air bubbles, acclimatize lids and process.
|Style of Pack||Jar Size||Process Time||Canner Burden at "0" ft|
|Hot||Pints||30 min||11 lb||10 lb|
For processing at aloft 1,000 ft, see Altitude Adjustments.