Pickled Beets -Try Canning- Fun and Easy

Easy Pickled Beets For Your Family, Simple and Delicious

Canning Pickled Beets  is one way to preserve some of your crop if you plan to grow beets this year.  Pickled Beets are good straight out of the jar, all you need is a fork, (don’t recommend fingers since beets stain} Also good tossed in a salad, as a beautiful garnish.  As previously mentioned My family liked pickled beets  cut up and combined with chopped onions chopped hardboiled eggs and Best Foods Mayonnaise or Miracle Whip.  Feel free to use your imagination.  There are dozens of ways to use beets, raw, roasted, steamed, in soup etc  and all delicious.  If you have never canned before this is an easy place to start.  If you are already canning  you should have the  equipment on hand.  If not, watch my next post on Canning for Beginners , for some basic knowledge. This recipe is pretty foolproof  to get started but you will need some things.  In addition to a large kettle with a bottom rack, you will need  a jar lifter and the following .

– 2 cups water
– 2 cups white vinegar
– 2 cups sugar
– 1 teaspoon salt


– 3 1/2 pounds dark red beets (or any variety you enjoy)
– 1-2 large yellow or white onions (depending on your preference, the amount of onion can be optional)


– 6-7 sterilized pint-size canning jars
– lids and rings

Watch the video for the method used.  

How to Can Pickled Beets, TheGreyBoxwood  YouTube Published on Jul 28, 2014