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
- 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
- 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.
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.
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