Pickled Beets And Eggs Recipe


Cooking Time45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Beets2 Pound (Medium Size, Without Tops)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cider vinegar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cold water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Pickling spices1 Tablespoon
 Black peppercorns1 Teaspoon
 Salt3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Whole allspice1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Hard cooked eggs3 Large, peeled

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1545 Calories from Fat 188

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.5%

Saturated Fat 6.2 g31.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 725.1 mg

Sodium 2407.1 mg100.3%

Total Carbohydrates 307 g102.3%

Dietary Fiber 28.9 g115.6%

Sugars 264 g

Protein 37 g74.2%

Vitamin A 27.8% Vitamin C 84.7%

Calcium 36.5% Iron 60.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Place the beets in a large saucepan and add enough cold water to cover. Over high heat, bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 40 minutes or until tender. Drain the beets and cool. Peel and slice the beets 1/2 inch thick, then place in a medium-size bowl.
2. In a medium-size enamel or stainless steel saucepan, bring the sugar, vinegar, water, pickling spices, peppercorns, salt, and allspice to a boil over high heat. Lower the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Pour over the beets, cover, and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
3. Add the eggs to the beets, gently turning them until completely coated with the liquid. Cover and refrigerate, turning occasionally, for 2 more hours or until cold, or marinate overnight.
4. To serve, transfer the beets with a slotted spoon to a shallow dish and spoon over about 1 cup of the marinating liquid. Slice the eggs crosswise 1/2-inch thick and arrange on top of the beets. Serve with Mom's Mac and Cheese.