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How To Pressure Can Plain Beets


  • Trim off beet tops, leaving an inch of stem and roots to reduce the bleeding of color. 
  • Scrub your beets well
  • Place in a pot of boiling water. Boil for approximately 20 minutes or long enough to easily remove the skins
  • Strain and let cool enough to handle.
  • Cut off tops and tails and peel
  • You can slice, cube, halve or quarter the beets and place into the jars leaving one inch head space.
  • Top jars with fresh, clean boiling water maintaining1-inch headspace
  • Debubble jars
  • Wipe rims, place lids and place rings finger tight.
  • Warm jars into warm water in the canner
  • Vent a steady stream of steam for 10 minutes
  • Pints: 30 minutes jiggler weight - 10psi Regulator 11psi
    Quarts: 35 minutes jiggler weight - 10psi Regulator 11psi
    If you're above 1000' altitude, you can find your psi here https://nchfp.uga.edu/how/can_04/beets.html
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