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."
Total TimePrep: 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.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 85 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 162mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Easy Pickled Beets in Taste of Home August/September 1996
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