Greg's U-Pick Farm

Beets

 Season:

  • July- November

 

Preparing Tips:

  • Big beets can be sliced into finger-size sticks and eaten raw with dip
  • Grated raw beets are a colorful addition to a salad
  • Leave the tap root and one inch of stem on unpeeled beets for cooking so tthey don't bleed as much
  • If mixing with other ingredients, add just before serving so the rest of the ingredients don't turn red

Storage Tips:

  • Layer in sand and keep in a cool, moist place with temperatures below 45 degrees

Nutritional Info:

  • Rich in folate and vitamin C. Beets greens are high in potassium, calcium, iron,m beta carotene and vitamin C

HOW TO CAN BEETS:

  • Remove tops, leaving 1 inch stem and tap root. Wash. Cover with boiling water until skins slip easily. Can small beets whole; cut larger ones into slices or dice them. Pack hot. Cover with boiling water, leaving 1 inch headspace. Add 1/2 tsp. salt to pints and 1 tsp. to quarts. Process in pressure canner; pints 30 min and quarts 35 min.

HOW TO FREEZE BEETS:

  • Remove tops, leaving 1/2 inch stem. Wash; cook until tender: smaller 25-30 min; medium, 45- 50 min. Cool, peel, slice or cube.

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