Pickled Candy Cane Beets

Pickled Candy Cane Beets |

Easy recipe for canning any type of beets – with step-by-step instructions for DIY success.




  1. Wash beets. Boil beets until just tender. Peel the beets using rubber dishwashing gloves to avoid getting beet-stained hands.
  2. Combine all ingredients except beets in a large saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer 15 minutes.
  3. Pack beets into hot jars, leaving 1/2-inch headspace.
  4. Ladle hot liquid over beets, leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Remove air bubbles.
  5. Adjust metal lid and rings. Process pints in a boiling water canner for 30 minutes.


Recipe adapted from the Ball Blue Book Guide to Preserving which contains detailed instructions on how to can safely.