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Freezing Vegetables - Beets

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Preparation:


Wash and sort for size; trim tops, leaving tail end and about 1/2 inch of stems. Size for whole beets shouldn't be more than 3 inches.

Blanching Time:


Beets are fully cooked. Boil until tender; about 25 minutes for small or 45 minutes for larger beets. Cool immediately; remove skins and trim ends. Cube or slice.

Pack:


Leave 1/2 inch of headspace for cubed beets; no headspace for whole or sliced beets.

Yield:


2 1/2 pounds of beets = approximately 2 pints frozen.

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