This recipe for canned carrots is a great alternative to regular canned carrots, and is a side dish all on its own!
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To Make the Recipe, You Will Need:
- brown sugar
- orange juice
- knife and cutting board
- canning/pickling salt
- white distilled vinegar
- rag or cloth
- pint or quart jars
- pressure canner
- canning tools (tongs, ladle, etc.)
- towels or cooling rack
Remember: Carrots are a low acid food and must be pressure canned. They can not be hot water bath or steam canned.
Watch me can these Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots here:
Adjusting Pressure for Altitude
This is a general guide for adjusting the recipe to your elevation. However for the most accurate information, reference your pressure canner’s user manual.
|Altitude in Feet||Dial Gauge Canner||Weighted Gauge Canner|
|0-1,000||10 lb pressure||10 lb pressure|
|1,001-2,000||11 lb||15 lb|
|2,001-4,000||12 lb||15 lb|
|4,001-6,000||13 lb||15 lb|
|6,001-8,000||14 lb||15 lb|
|8,001-10,000||15 lb||15 lb|
You can find more canning recipes here: Food Preservation.
Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots – Home Canned
- 6 1/2 – 7 lb carrots
- 2 c brown sugar
- 2 c water
- 1 c orange juice
- To begin, combine the brown sugar, water and orange juice in a pot. Bring t to a boil, reduce the heat and keep the liquid nice and hot.
- Wash, peel and wash the carrots a second time.
- Cut the carrots into 3 inch pieces, splitting the larger pieces so that they are all similar in thickness.
- Arrange the carrots into your clean, hot jars, packing them in tightly, and leave a 1 inch head space.
- Ladle in the hot glazing liquid. Use a bubble wand to remove air pockets. Add more liquid if needed to maintain the 1 inch of head space.
- Wipe the rims with a damp rag dipped in white vinegar. Place a lid and ring on the jar and set it in your pressure canner. Repeat with all of the carrots and jars.
- Pressure can the carrots for 30 minutes at 10lb pressure. (The time is the same for pints or quarts.) Adjust this for higher elevations.
Nutritional information is auto-generated and the accuracy is not guaranteed.