101 Canning Recipes for Fruits and Vegetables from Your Garden
Do you grow fruits and vegetables in your backyard garden? Would you like to preserve that harvest? These canning ideas and recipes are perfect for your harvested fruit and vegetables. There are over 100 canning recipes listed below. From asparagus to zucchini and from apples to watermelon, there is a canning recipe for nearly every fruit or vegetable you can grow in your backyard garden!
Vegetable Canning Recipes
Asparagus Canning Recipes
Fresh, green asparagus is a wonderful, versatile that can be steamed, roasted, battered, grilled, sautéed and canned!
Beets Canning Recipes
Beets have been cultivated since the middle ages. They are generally thought of as a hardy, autumn vegetable. Full of folate and manganese, beets are usually pickled when canned.
Brussels Sprouts Canning Recipes
Cabbage Canning Recipes
Carrots Canning Recipes
Carrots are easy to grow and do well in raised beds and pots. Canning carrots is a great way to preserve them to flavor soups ad stews all year round.
Corn Canning Recipes
Cucumber Canning Recipes
Cucumbers are essential to any canning garden. Pickles are one of the most popular home canned items and perfect for beginners to get started canning. If you have children these home canned goodies will disappear in no time.
• Bread and Butter Pickles | The Hungry Bluebird
• Grilled Pickles (this is a unique canning recipe) | The BBQ Bastard
• Spicy State Fair Bread And Butter Pickles | Bless Her Heat Y’all
• Spicy Sweet and Sour Dill Pickles | Happy Foods
• Small Batch Crunchy Canned Dill Pickles | Simple Seasonal
• Russian Dill Pickles | Happy Kitchen. Rocks.
• Sweet Cucumber Relish | Cottage at the Crossroads
Eggplant comes in many different varieties and colors. Some of them even bear fruit. No matter what type of eggplant you choose to grow, there are several things that you should consider before making a decision on what type you should plant. Click here for some tips on how to grow eggplant!
Green Beans Canning Recipes
Beans are a great vegetable to serve with family meals and really easy for beginning canners. Adding fresh herbs, peppers, or onions to your home canned green beans is a great way to make mealtime easy. If you take the time to grow and can your own beans for soups and chili you can do the same to save time later.
Garlic Canning Recipes
Onion Canning Recipes
Onions are a great staple for canning salsa and adding flavor to any of your favorite home canned veggies. These are great to add to cans of vegetables you plan to add to soups and stews for quick and easy cooking later.
• Canning Onion Confit | Doris and Jilly Cook
• Dilly Pickled Onion Rings | Buy This Cook That
• How to Can Caramelized Onions | Reformation Acres
• Vidalia Onion and Peach Salsa | Cooking With Mary and Friends
Peas Canning Recipes
Peas are a simple to can vegetables that can be used for many things throughout the year making them a great frugal vegetable to can, add some peppers and onions for a quick flavorful side dish later.
Peppers Canning Recipes
Peppers are essential to making homemade salsa and are a great flavor addition to home canned green beans, peas, corn, and carrots.
Potatoes Canning Recipes
Potatoes are the number one vegetable crop in the world. While they originated in South America, potatoes are now available throughout the year in our grocery stores as they are harvested somewhere every month of the year. If you would like to learn how to plant and harvest potaoes, simply click here.
Rhubarb Canning Recipes
Rhubarb is a tart perennial that is actually classified as a vegetable. Most of us think of rhubarb in terms of strawberry and rhubarb desserts, but it can also be canned with delicious results!
Squash Canning Recipes
Squash plants encompass many different subspecies of plants. In the squash family, you have cucumbers, zucchini from yellow crookneck to pattypans to green beauties. Then add in your winter squash like acorn, butternut, and gourds. Don’t forget the many varieties of pumpkins that also fall into this category from Jack O’Lanterns to minis and sugars to Giants. All of these plants are perfect to get into your garden around the 4th of July. If you would like to learn more about which vegetables are perfect to plant in late summer, be sure to click here.
Tomato Canning Recipes
Tomatoes are a staple for any canning garden. The possibilities are nearly endless from tomato soup to sauces, and salsa you can never grow too many tomatoes for canning.
• Russian Grandma’s Pickled Tomatoes | Happy Kitchen. Rocks.
• Herbed Spaghetti Sauce | Lively Table
• Homemade Canned Spaghetti Sauce | Cottage at the Crossroads
• Homemade Canned Tomato Salsa | Noshing with the Nolands
• Homemade Sugar Free Pizza Sauce | Carb Yum
• Homemade Tomato Passata | krumpli
• Peeling Tomatoes Tips | Walking on Sunshine
• Seasoned Tomato Sauce Recipe | Grow a Good Life
Zuchinni Canning Recipes
Fruit Canning Recipes
Apple Canning Recipes
Apples are cultivated worldwide as a fruit tree. While growing fruit trees isn’t for everyone, be sure to click here for tips on growing fruit trees. You do not need an orchard of apple trees for good production. My great-grandmother only had 3 apple trees and she canned enough for a family of six plus leftovers! We have several on Hubby’s hunting land, and they produce well.
Apricot Canning Recipes
Blackberry Canning Recipes
Blueberry Canning Recipes
Blueberries are great for growing as ornamental shrubs that just so happen to give you a great jam and pie filling option for canning. IF you are looking to replace common shrubs in your landscaping with something edible blueberries are a great option.
Cherry Canning Recipes
A cherry is a stone fruit. Fresh picked cherries are truly delicious (my grandparents had a cherry tree in their backyard), and while we normally think to eat them fresh, jams, jellies, and moonshine cherries are all well known canned cherry recipes.
Grape Canning Recipes
Grapes produce some wonderfully delicious jellies and jams. A home canning staple!
Lemon and Lime Canning Recipes
• Homemade Lime or Lemon Curd (and safe home canning of lemon curd) | The 350 Degree Oven
Nectarine Canning Recipes
Orange Canning Recipes
Peach Canning Recipes
• Peach Green Tomato Chow Chow | Buy This Cook That
• Peach Pepper Jelly Recipe | How to Have It All
• Peach Pie Filling | Creative Homemaking
• Peach Salas with Golden Plums and Roasted Hatch Chiles | Farm Fresh Feasts
Pear Canning Recipes
Plum Canning Recipes
Raspberry Canning Recipes
Raspberries are great for growing around fence lines and make for plenty of fresh fruit ripe for jams, jellies, and pie fillings.
Strawberry Canning Recipes
Strawberries make great jam or jelly. Strawberries can be grown in pots or used as a groundcover in well-mulched garden beds coming back nd spreading year after year. Click here to learn how to grow your very pwn strawberry patch!
Tangerine Canning Recipes
Watermelon Canning Recipes
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