Naturally Cultured Beets

 

Ingredients:

  • 10 medium or 3 large beets, cooked, skins removed, chopped or shredded
  • 3/4 cup water
  • One of the following:
    • 1 tablepoon salt or
    • 2 to 3 teaspoons salt and 1/4 cup whey

Instructions:
  1. Dissolve the salt in water then add the whey(optional) 
  2. Place the beets in the jar and pour the liquid over the beets. Ideally the beets should be submerged under the liquid. Ferment for 3 to 10 days at room temperature.
  3. Once the fermentation period is complete, the beets can be removed to a storage container if desired. Store cultured beets in the refrigerator or root cellar.


Makes approximately one quart.


 

                                                
   
Cultured Fermented Beets


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