Easy Spicy Pickled Beets

Prep Time
Cook Time
8h 20m
Ready In

"We usually have a bottle of these in the fridge, a very nice pickle! from Canadian Diabetes Association" and sooo easy !!"

Original recipe yields 2 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (298.5 g)
  • Calories 117.1
  • Total Fat - 0.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 431.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 25.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.5 g
  • Sugars - 19.9 g
  • Protein - 3 g
  • Calcium - 52.6 mg
  • Iron - 1.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 6.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Place beets in a sterilized jar.

Step 2

Combine vinegar, water, brown sugar, cloves, cinnamon and salt in a saucepan, bring to a boil. Pour over sliced beets, cover tightly, refrigerate for 8 hours or longer until beets are pickled.

Step 3

Remove cloves after 3 days.) Store in refrigerator up to 2 months.

Step 4

Variation: These are best with fresh beets, but if fresh beets are unavailable, well drained canned beets will work nearly as well.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



It takes about 2 minutes to mix these up and good lordy are they yummy! I could eat these with every meal!

review by:
(18 Feb 2015)


Very lovely beets! I made them couple of days ago and and just tried them. DH husband said that he prefers this less sweet version. Thanks Derf for this keeper!

review by:
(9 Oct 2013)


These are one of the best pickled beets recipe I have ever tried. I love the cloves in this!!

review by:
(30 Sep 2013)