Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is a recipe I got from my sister. I always lose it and phone her every year to get it again. Now it should be easier to find!! I like this recipe as there is no water in it and just the right amt. of sugar and spice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil beets until tender.
  2. Peel in cold water.
  3. Drop into hot sterilized jars.
  4. Boil brine for 1 minute.
  5. Pour over beets and seal.
  6. Note: I usually put spice in a tea ball and discard the spice after boiling.
Most Helpful

Just the right tartness - Iadded some black peppercorns & onions. I cut the recipe back to 1 pint - We are really enjoying them!

Bergy December 25, 2009

i have been searching for a recipe like my mother's who has since passed on. This is the one i've been looking for. The best thanks

lindaversluis September 11, 2015