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alma's pickled beets

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Angela Gray
Bristol, TN

This is my Grandmother Elsea's recipe and is one of my favorite things to can in the Fall. The recipe is easy and the beets are just right. Enjoy

(2 ratings)
yield 7 pints
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For alma's pickled beets

  • 3 jar
    plain whole beets
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 c
    white vinegar
  • 3-4 c
    white sugar
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    whole cloves
  • 1 tsp
    whole allspice

How To Make alma's pickled beets

  • 1
    Drain the beets in a colander.
  • 2
    Heat vinegar, sugar and spices to a boil. *Add sugar to your taste, but it should be syrupy and sweet**
  • 3
    Add the drained beets to the boiling syrup. Return to a boil and take off heat.
  • 4
    Immediately put into hot quart canning jars. Screw on lids and caps, process according to your canner directions or
  • 5
    Allow to set overnight and they are ready to eat ! These are so good and nobody will ever know that you cheated a little !