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                        PREPARING SOUPS FOR CANNING
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Canning
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   Vegetable, dried bean or pea, meat, poultry, or
   seafood soups can be canned.
   
   Procedure: Select, wash, and prepare vegetables, meat
   and seafoods as described for the specific foods.
   Cover meat with water and cook until tender. Cool meat
   and remove bones. Cook vegetables. For each cup of
   dried beans or peas, add 3 cups of water, boil 2
   minutes, remove from heat, soak 1 hour, and heat to
   boil. Drain and combine with meat broth, tomatoes, or
   water to cover. Boil 5 minutes.
   
   Caution: Do not thicken. Salt to taste, if desired.
   Fill jars halfway with solid mixture. Add remaining
   liquid, leaving 1-inch headspace.
   
   Adjust lids and process following the recommendations
   in Table 1 or Table 2 according to the method of
   canning used.
   
   Table 1. Recommended process time for Soups in a
   dial-gauge pressure canner.
   
   Style of Pack: Hot.  Jar Size: Pints, Quarts.
   Process Time: 60* minutes for Pints, 75* minutes for
   Quarts. *Caution: Process 100 minutes if soup contains
   seafoods. Canner Pressure (PSI) at Altitudes of 0 -
   2,000 ft: 11 lb.
                                   2,001 - 4,000 ft: 12
   lb.
                                   4,001 - 6,000 ft: 13
   lb.
                                   6,001 - 8,000 ft: 14
   lb.
   
   Table 2. Recommended process time for Soups in a
   weighted-gauge pressure canner.
   
   Style of Pack: Hot.  Jar Size: Pints, Quarts.
   Process Time: 60* minutes for Pints, 75* minutes for
   Quarts. * Caution: Process 100 minutes if soup
   contains seafoods. Canner Pressure (PSI) at Altitudes
   of 0 - 1,000 ft: 10 lb.
                                     Above 1,000 ft: 15
   lb.
   
   ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ  ÿ * USDA Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 539
   (rev. 1994) * Meal-Master format courtesy of Karen
   Mintzias
  
 
 
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