Canning Potatoes Recipe
Potatoes are easy to can at home using these canning instructions. They
should be peeled and have the eyes removed for canning. If you put them in
water with a little ascorbic acid after peeling, it will prevent discoloration.

2.5 lbs
5 lbs
Boiling Water
as needed
as needed
Canning Salt
1/2 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
Ascorbic Acid
as noted
as noted
  1. Calculate total ingredients desired using our conversion chart.
  2. Wash, peel and remove eyes and place in water with ascorbic acid solution of 1/2
    teaspoon per gallon of water. May leave whole or cut into 1/2" cubes.
  3. Drain Potatoes.
  4. Blanch cubed potatoes for two minutes and whole potatoes for ten minutes.
  5. Drain.
  6. Can and process immediately using canning instructions and pressure canner processing
    time on the following page.
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