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Another family favorite great especially at Thanksgiving but good anytime.
Make and share this Vi’s Pickled Beets recipe from Food.com.
- Open cans of beets, reserve liquid from one can of beets.
- Discard juice of the other.
- In a sauce pan, put the liquid (not beets) of one can of beets and add the vinegar, the sugar and the whole cloves (which will be strained out later); add salt and pepper to taste.
- Bring all to a boil and then reduce to simmer for 5-10 minutes.
- Remove beet sauce from heat.
- Strain out and discard the whole cloves.
- Place drained sliced beets from the two cans into a heatproof serving bowl of adequate size.
- Pour hot beet sauce mixture over the sliced beets.
- Let beets cool and marinate in the pickled beet sauce for at least two hours before serving.
- Ideally these beets are best served marinated overnight and well chilled.
- I recommend letting them cool to room temperature before refrigerating. Then refrigerate for at least 4-6 hours or overnight for optimum flavor.