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Old 11-16-2011, 05:57 PM   #1
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Pickled Beets

May I make pickled beets from canned beets?

Just add some salt, vinegar and spices..

put them in a jar and into the 'fridge?

Maybe the juice from a can of Canned Jalopenos I'm about to open?

Thanks, Eric, Austin Tx.

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Old 11-16-2011, 06:38 PM   #2
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You probably could, as long as you didn't consider them truly "pickled", and ate them right away. I always made mine from fresh beets in a boiling water canner bath. Aunt Nellie's Whole Pickled Beets is a really nice brand, and they've done all the work for you. Then you can drop a couple hard boiled eggs into the leftover liquid when you finish the beets and let them marinate in the fridge for a day or so.
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Old 11-16-2011, 07:09 PM   #3
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don't forget to add some onion spears to that beet juice too, mmmm!!!
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Old 11-16-2011, 07:10 PM   #4
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I always wait until I have finished a jar of sweet pickles, then I put in a can of drained beets and a little onion. After a couple of days they are great in a salad. Also you can thicken the juice with a little cornstarch and serve them hot as a Harvard beet knockoff.
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Old 11-17-2011, 01:23 AM   #5
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You can use canned beets. Use equal parts, water(or juice from can), sugar and vinegar.
I boil this then put in the beets and let cool and refrigerate. Can also add any spices you want.
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Old 11-17-2011, 12:06 PM   #6
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When you can your own pickled beets, you cook the beets first before canning them in the vinegar solution so I don't see why it wouldn't work
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