Easy Sweet Beets and Pickles

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by EdandTheresa

We love pickles and beets.

Top Review by 3KillerBs

A remarkable, different snack. The first bite was a little plain. The second bite started to reveal the depth and complexity of the flavor. The end of the sample helping tasted like some more, with a piece of sharp cheddar beside it. :D I tagged it because I enjoy pickled beets, but the quick type are usually made with sweet or bread and butter pickles/pickle juice and come out too sticky-candy-sweet. This is much more restrained in the sweetness and the dill adds depth to the flavor. I boiled the onion slices briefly in the vinegar-sugar mixture so that my DH wouldn't complain about pickled-onion breath. Next time I may increase the onions and cut the sugar a little. I wonder if some green or red pepper would combine well?

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small sauce pan, combine sugar and vinegar.
  2. Cook on low heat and stir until dissolved.
  3. Drain pickles and cut in 1/4's.
  4. Drain beets.
  5. Chop onion.
  6. Combine pickles, beets, and onions into a container with a lid.
  7. Add sugar mixture and cinnamon stick.
  8. Place lid on container and shake well.
  9. Put container in fridge for 1 hour. Longer is better.
  10. Shake well before serving.

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