Pickled Beetroot

Posted on May 16 2009 - 5:41pm by GossipMan


4 large beetroot
¾ cup water
1½ cups white vinegar
¾ cup sugar
½ teaspoon peppercorns
1 bay leaf
2 cloves
½ teaspoon mustard seeds
½ cinnamon stick
¼ teaspoon salt


  1. Wash beetroot thoroughly and cook in water until tender.
  2. Cool and remove skin. (either by hand or use a knife)
  3. Cut beetroot into slices or julienne strips.
  4. Place all other ingredients in a saucepan and bring to the boil.
  5. Simmer for 5 minutes and then strain.
  6. Pack beetroot into hot sterilised jars and top up with vinegar mixture.
  7. Seal and store in a cool place.