STREAMING NOW: Chuck's Week Off
sparkle sparkle

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“This jam keeps for quite a long time and is a wonderful gift for friends.”
1hr 10mins
3 quarts

Ingredients Nutrition

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


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

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a