Quick Pickled Beets

Author: Canadian Living

Look for packaged mixed pickling spices in your local supermarket.

  • Portion size 1 serving
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2003

Ingredients

  • 6 large beets with greens cooked and peeled
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons mixed pickling spices

Method

Cut beets into 1/2-inch (1 cm) cubes. Pack into 4 cup (1 L) jar, leaving 1/2-inch (1 cm) headspace. Set aside.

In large saucepan over medium heat, combine brown sugar, vinegar, 1/2 cup (125 mL) water and pickling spices; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Pour over beets, leaving 1/2-inch (1 cm) headspace. Let cool. Screw on lid. (Make-ahead: Store in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.)

Nutritional facts Per 2 tbsp (25 mL) : about

  • Sodium 14 mg
  • Protein trace
  • Calories 22.0
  • Total fat trace
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 6 g

%RDI

  • Iron 1.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 6.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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