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Summer Vegetable Garden in a Jar

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Summer Vegetable Garden in a Jar

If you've never tried making any Mason jar recipes, you should try this one. It brings the flavors of summer into your home year-round, and these gardens in a jar make the perfect Christmas gifts! Brighten someone's day with the gift of a little bit of summertime.

  • 4 cups carrots, in 1/2-inch slices
  • 4 cups green beans
  • 10 cups cauliflower florets
  • 1 cup onion rings
  • 4 cups celery sticks (2-inch x 1/2-inch)
  • 4 cups green pepper squares (1-inch)
  • 6 cups sweet red pepper squares (1-inch)
  • 2 cups pickling salt
  • 12 cups water
  • 12 cups white vinegar
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon peppercorns
  • 2 teaspoons coriander seeds
  • 1/3 cup mustard seeds
  • 2 tablespoons turmeric
  • 2 cups small unpitted black olives
  1. In a large saucepan or preserving kettle, combine carrots, onions, celery, red and green peppers, beans and cauliflower.
  2. Sprinkle with salt and mix well, add water.
  3. Cover with a plate (to keep vegetables submerged) and let stand for 8 hours or overnight.
  4. Drain, rinse under cold water and drain again thoroughly.
  5. In a larger preserving kettle, combine vinegar, sugar and spices.
  6. Bring to a boil, add vegetables and olives.
  7. Return to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  8. Pack vegetables into hot sterilized 1-pint jars; ladle liquid over vegetables leaving 1/8 inch headspace.
  9. Seal and process 15 minutes in boiling water bath. Yield: 20 Pints.
  • Serve with sandwiches, cold meats and cheeses.
  • Use any left over syrup in cabbage salads.

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I have made this recipe before but never used a waterbath at the end. Does the waterbath boil the vegetables for another 15 minutes and wouldn't they get too mushy?


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