Canned Harvard Beets
Plunging beeets into ice water after cooking prevents bleeding
- 6 lbs fresh beets, trimmed w 2" top left on
- 1 to 1 1/3 c sugar
- 8 t cornstarch
- 1 c cider vinegar
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.