Mrs. Wages® Pickled Beets Refrigerator or Canning Mix
You expect high quality with Mrs. Wages® products and these pickled beets are no exception. Use the canning preparation method to preserve summer’s bounty or take advantage of the quick refrigerator prep. Either way, you and your family will enjoy these pickled beets from the Mrs. Wages® brand.
- Net Wt. 1.33 oz. (37.7 g)
- Yield: 6 pints
INGREDIENTS: Spice, Salt, Maltodextrin, Soybean Oil, Garlic Extract.
PICKLED BEETSMakes 6 Pints
- 4¼ lbs fresh whole beets
- ½ cup prepared horseradish
- 1 cup Mrs. Wages® White Distilled Vinegar (5% acidity)
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 medium red onions, sliced
- 1 pouch Mrs. Wages® Pickled Beets Mix
PREPARE & PROCESS home canning jars and lids according to
manufacturer’s instructions for sterilized jars. Keep jars hot.
WASH beets and trim off green tops. Wear gloves to prevent staining. Place
beets in a large non-reactive saucepan. Do not use aluminum. Cover beets with
water and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 25 minutes or until tender;
drain and remove skins. Slice beets. This should yield about 6 ½ cups.
COMBINE sliced beets, Mrs. Wages® Pickled Beets Mix, horseradish, vinegar
and sugar in a large non-reactive saucepan. Do not use aluminum. Bring to a
boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Add sliced
red onions; mix well.
PACK hot sliced beets and onions loosely into hot jars, leaving ½-inch
headspace. Evenly divide hot pickling liquid among the packed jars, leaving
½-inch headspace. Remove air bubbles, wipe rim and cap each jar as it is filled.
If more liquid is needed for proper headspace, add a mix of 3 parts vinegar and
1 part hot water.
Refrigerator Process: Cool jars at room temperature. Product is ready to eat
after 24 hours. Store properly hot packed product in refrigerator and use within
6 months. Once opened, use within 1 week.
Shelf Stable Process: Process pints 30 minutes*, in a boiling water bath canner.
Turn off heat, carefully remove canner lid, and let jars stand for 5 minutes in
canner. Remove jars. Let jars sit undisturbed to cool at room temperature for 12
to 24 hours. Test jars for airtight seals according to manufacturer’s directions. If
jars do not completely seal, refrigerate and consume within 1 week. Product is
ready to eat after 24 hours. Store properly processed shelf-stable product in a
cool place, and use within 1 year.
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