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Healthy Pickled Beets Recipe

Healthy Pickled Beets Recipe


  • 8 medium fresh beets
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons whole cloves
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons whole allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Scrub beets and trim tops to 1 in.
  • Place in a Dutch oven; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 25-30 minutes or until tender.
  • Remove from water; cool.
  • Peel beets and slice; place in a bowl and set aside.
  • In a small saucepan, combine vinegar, sugar, cloves, allspice and salt. Bring to a boil; boil 5 minutes.
  • Pour over beets.
  • Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • Drain before serving