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Spicy Pickled Beets

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“Posted for a Beet Lover!”
4 pints

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. *Beets should be no larger than 1 and 1/2 inches in diameter.
  2. Wash and drain beets, makin sure to leave 2 inches of stems and the tap root.
  3. Put Beets in a large nonreactive saucepan.
  4. Cover with boiling water and cook until tender-about 12 minutes-ish.
  5. Drain well.
  6. Remove peel and trim ends.
  7. Comvine the remaining ingredients in another large nonreactive saucepot.
  8. Bring to a full boil.
  9. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring a few times.
  10. Add beets and cook until they are heated through.
  11. Remove cinnamon sticks and pieces.
  12. Pack hot beets into hot sterile jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
  13. Ladle hot liquid over beet, again leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
  14. Remove air bubbles.
  15. Wipe rims and adjust two piece caps.
  16. Process in a boiling water bath canner for 30 minutes.

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