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Pickled Eggs and Beets Recipe

Pickled Eggs and Beets Recipe

This is a popular dish, especially at Eastertime when hard-cooked eggs are abundant.—Ellen Benninger, Stoneboro, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) sliced beets
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • 6 whole cloves, optional
  • 8 hard-cooked eggs, shelled

Directions

  • 1. Drain beets, reserving juice. Add enough water to juice to measure 3/4 cup; place in saucepan. Add sugar, vinegar, cinnamon stick and cloves if desired; bring to a boil. Remove from the heat.
  • 2. Place eggs in a bowl; top with beets. Pour liquid over all. Cover and chill for 4 hours or overnight. Remove the cinnamon stick and cloves before serving. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 142 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 212 mg cholesterol, 162 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.