Pickled Beets

These beautiful purple pickles are tangy and sweet, with an intriguing bit of spice and a hint of crunch. Sweet and aromatic, they are low on salt, but still have tons of flavor.

 

Ingredients

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

 

Directions

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.
via ~ tasteofhome
Servings: 8

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