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Homemade Refrigerator Pickled Beets

Homemade Refrigerator Pickled Beets


A few simple ingredients and you can make homemade refrigerator pickled beets any time. Tangy, sweet and a little spicy make these the best pickled beets you’ll ever have.


  • 3 roasted (or cooked) beets
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pickling spice (I use McCormick brand)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  1. Pour apple cider and sugar into a stove top pan.
  2. Stir to dissolve sugar.
  3. Add pickling spice, salt, and pepper.
  4. Heat on high until it boils.
  5. Reduce to simmer and cook 10 minutes.
  6. Cool for 5 minutes.
  7. Dice or slice beets.
  8. Please beets into a canning jar or a container with a cover.
  9. Pour pickling mixture over beets and seal the container.
  10. Refrigerate for 6 hours.