Potatoes, Sweet - Pieces or Whole

Choose small to medium-sized potatoes. They should be mature and not too fibrous. Can within 1 to 2 months after harvest.

Hot Pack - Wash potatoes and boil or steam until partially soft (15 to 20 minutes). Remove skins. Cut medium potatoes, if needed, so that pieces are uniform in size.

CAUTION Do not mash or puree pieces.

Fill hot jars, leaving 1-inch headspace. Add 1/2 teaspoon of salt to pints, 1 teaspoon to quarts, if desired. Fill jars with hot water boiling water or syrup to 1 inch from top.

  • Medium Syrup (30%) - 5 cups sugar, 1-3/4 quart water.
  • Remove air bubbles, adjust lids and process.
Style of Pack Jar Size Process Size Canner Pressure at "0" ft
dial-gauge weighted-gauge
Hot Pints 65 min 11 lb 10 lb
Quarts 90 min

For processing at above 1,000 ft, see Altitude Adjustments.

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