Easy Spiced Pickled Beets

Easy Spiced Pickled Beets

Easy Spiced Pickled Beets
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 40


  • 8-15 pc. fresh beets
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups white vinegar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 16 pc. whole cloves
  • 8 pc. whole allspice berries
  • 2 sticks cinnamon, 4 inches long
  • 2 tsp pickling salt


  • Roast beets till fork tender. This can be done the night before.(see roasting below)¬†Remove skin and slice beets into rounds.
  • Combine sugar, vinegar, and water into large saucepan. Boil over high heat stirring occasionally.
  • Remove hot jars from water bath and place 4 whole cloves, 2 allspice berries, and 1/2 cinnamon stick, and 1/2 tsp salt¬†at the bottom of each jar. Pack beets into jars.
  • Pour hot liquid over beets to within 1/2 headspace.
  • Process 30 minutes for half pints, pints or quarts.
  • Makes 4 pints.
  • Note: you can omit any of the spices to the beets. Some people do not like cloves and can be omitted without compromising safety!
Keyword Easy Spiced Pickled Beets