Easy Pickled Beets For Your Family, Simple and Delicious
CanningPickled Beets is one way to preserve some of your crop if you plan to grow beets this year. Pickled Beets are good straight out of the jar, all you need is a fork, (don’t recommend fingers since beets stain} Also good tossed in a salad, as a beautiful garnish. As previously mentioned My family liked pickled beets cut up and combined with chopped onions chopped hardboiled eggs and Best Foods Mayonnaise or Miracle Whip. Feel free to use your imagination. There are dozens of ways to use beets, raw, roasted, steamed, in soup etc and all delicious. If you have never canned before this is an easy place to start. If you are already canning you should have the equipment on hand. If not, watch my next post on Canning for Beginners , for some basic knowledge. This recipe is pretty foolproof to get started but you will need some things. In addition to a large kettle with a bottom rack, you will need a jar lifter and the following .
– 2 cups water
– 2 cups white vinegar
– 2 cups sugar
– 1 teaspoon salt
– 3 1/2 pounds dark red beets (or any variety you enjoy)
– 1-2 large yellow or white onions (depending on your preference, the amount of onion can be optional)
– 6-7 sterilized pint-size canning jars
– lids and rings
Watch the video for the method used.
How to Can Pickled Beets, TheGreyBoxwood YouTube Published on Jul 28, 2014
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