Pickled Beets

Arlene Baker


Love these beets,they have been a family favorite for years,the recipe came from my sister-in-law


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15 Min
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4 c
4 c
juice from cooked beets or water
2 c
2 Tbsp
pickling spice
6 qt
beets, trimmed

How to Make Pickled Beets


  • 1cut leaves from beets leaving about 2" stem, clean really well
  • 2cover with water and boil till fork tender
  • 3cool enough to peel
  • 4if you have small beets you can leave whole or cut to what ever size you want, for all beets.
  • 5while I am getting beets ready I have saved the four cups of beet juice and added that to pan, now add the sugar and the vinegar. I put the 2Tabls. pickling spice in cheese cloth and secure with rubber band and throw in the kettle and boil for about 10 minutes making sure all sugar is dissolved.
  • 6by this time you should have all the beets cut to the size you want. I am also getting my pint jars hot in boiling water, and getting the lids boiled also
  • 7add your beets to the water solution. remove the bag of spices and start filling your jars,fill to about the rim of jar, add your liquid ,take a knife and carefully go around inside of jar for any air bubbles, put lid on and water bath for 10 minutes
  • 8remove from water bath and let set for 24 hours before putting away

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About Pickled Beets

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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