Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

One of my favorite ways to have beets.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut off stems and tips of fresh beets and cook until tender in boiling salted water (reserve 1/4 cup water).
  2. Cool beets. Slip off outer skin, slice thinly, and set aside.
  3. In a small saucepan, combine reserved water with vinegar, sugar spices, and salt.
  4. Heat until boiling.
  5. Add beets, cover and simmer 5 minutes.
  6. Chill overnight.
  7. To serve, drain pickled beets and put on a bed of lettuce.
  8. Top with onion slices and sour cream.