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Easy Pickled Beets

 Easy Pickled Beets
"Here's an easy way to spice up canned beets," says Cordie Cash of Silsbee, Texas. "This is a perfect dish for large gatherings."
18-20 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling


  • 1 tablespoon mixed pickling spices
  • 2 cups vinegar
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cans (16 ounces each) sliced beets


  • Place pickling spices in a cheesecloth bag. In a large saucepan,
  • combine vinegar, sugar, cinnamon, salt and the spice bag; bring to a
  • boil. Drain the beets, reserving 3/4 cup juice. Stir beets, and
  • reserved juice into a saucepan. Pour into a 1-1/2-qt. glass
  • container. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Remove spice bag before
  • serving. Yield: 18-20 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 85 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 162 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.