Beet Jam

Recipe by Juliesmom
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 3 quarts


  • 4
    lbs beets
  • 3
    lbs sugar
  • 2
    ounces fresh gingerroot, finely grated or sliced
  • 3
    lemons, juice and grated rind
  • 12
    lb almonds or 1/2 lb walnuts, chopped


  • Wash and peel the beets.
  • Put them through a meat grinder or grate them.
  • In a pot, barely cover them with water and cook them slowly until they are tender.
  • Add the sugar, the ginger, the lemon juice and rind.
  • Cook until thick and clear, which will take about an hour.
  • Add the chopped nuts.
  • Makes about 3 quarts.