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Canned Harvard Beets


Plunging beeets into ice water after cooking prevents bleeding

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  • 6 lbs fresh beets, trimmed w 2" top left on
  • 1 to 1 1/3 c sugar
  • 8 t cornstarch
  • 1 c cider vinegar



Step 1

Simmer beets until tender enough to peel and cut (40 min).
reserve liquid. cut beets uniformly.
Boil sugar, starch, vinegar, 3 c beet juice. Whisk until thick.
Fill pt jars leaving 1/2" head space. Seal and process 30 min.
Add thick pat butter and salt when serving.

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