Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 15 mins

My sister-in-law gave me this recipe a long time ago. It's my favorite. I cook a big pot of beets and then can them. My brother had to eat sugar free, so its posted both ways.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook beets and peel.
  2. Chop in bite size pieces.
  3. Put cinnamon, allspice and cut up lemon in a cheesecloth and tie it.
  4. Put in brine and boil for 15 minutes.
  5. Put beets in hot sterilized jars and fill each jar with brine to 1/2 to the top.
  6. Wipe the neck of each jars and put a hot lid on each.
  7. Water bath for 15 minutes.
  8. One batch of brine makes about 10 pints.


Most Helpful

I cut this recipe into one forth as I am the only one who eats pickled beets in my family, and I didn't want a life time supply. The recipe produces a tasty pickled beet with just the right amount of spice, and it worked out fine for me. I used only one bunch of beets. Made for Let's PARTY tag.

AcadiaTwo December 19, 2011

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