Sweet and Sour Beets

These flavorful pickles can jazz up a plate with bright red color. Serve pickled beets with fresh green salad.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 8 hours 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 2 medium beets
  • ½ cup brown rice vinegar
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup apple cider
  • 1 medium bay leaf


  • Slice beets into ¼" slices.
  • In a small saucepan, cover beets with water. Bring to boil, lower heat, and simmer for 15 minutes. Drain. Place beets in a glass jar.
  • Bring brown rice vinegar, salt, apple cider, and bay leaf to a boil, lower heat, and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Pour vinegar mixture over beets and cover. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Drain before serving.