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Scandinavian Pickled Beets

Scandinavian Pickled Beets

Chardonnay Queen

"I'm told no good Dane or Swede considers a meal complete without these tangy treats. They add gorgeous color to any table. If you want to use fresh beets, peel and cook them. They can be served sliced or diced. Otherwise, just open a can like I do. Serve with slices of hard-boiled eggs."
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12 h 10 m servings 86 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 86 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.7g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 165 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Combine the vinegar, water, sugar, salt, and pepper in a saucepan; bring to a boil and cook until sugar dissolves.
  2. Arrange the beets in a glass or ceramic bowl; pour the hot vinegar mixture over the beets. Cover and refrigerate for 12 hours. Drain and serve.

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OMGoodness! thank you thank you thank you! My Aunt Sharon makes homemade pickeld beets and I cant get enough of them. When they are gone the store bought pickled beets dont even come close, but ...

Fantastic! Could be a little sweeter though. Maybe a little more sugar?

These are so good! I used fresh beets that I peeled and sliced and also added sliced onion at the end. Just what I was looking for! I can't wait to make them again and again!

This is a perfect ratio of sugar, vinegar and water. Boil mixture for a few minutes, add some cinnamon and add to boiled sliced beets and it will keep in fridge for as long as you can keep from...

I love the flavor just the way it is. Can this recipe be canned?

These beets are great and easy! I added about a tablespoon of dill to the brine one time. Another time I added cinnamon as suggested and onions. Very adaptable to different spices. An easy s...

WOW!!!! My first attempt at making home made pickled beets....I pulled all the beets in my garden after the first freeze.....washed, cut about an inch above where the stems started then boiled w...

Made exactly as directed and turned out great.

Added cinnamon.

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