Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 25 mins

I use beets from the garden and these are much better than the pickled beets you buy in cans.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To cook fresh beets, cut tops off, leaving 2" of stems and the tap roots. Wash and cover with water. Boil till tender.
  2. Drain and cool. Slip skins off. Set aside.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients and simmer 15 minute.
  4. Pack beets into jars; pour hot syrup over beets, leaving 1/2" headspace. Screw on lids. Process 25 minute in hot water bath or steam canner.


Most Helpful

I made these yesterday and ate them all today (in one sitting). They are truly fantastic. I didn't have any allspice on hand so I substituted cardamon. I'm going to make these again tomorrow. Thank you for sharing this recipe!

Lioness June 24, 2007

I used whole cloves instead of allspice but the rest was the same. I love them!

Marissa Reedhead August 31, 2006

I made these today and man are they easy and delicious too. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

CharlieMae June 11, 2006

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