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Do you realize the magic that happens when eggs and red beets come together in a beautiful dance of tang, zing, and freshness? A delightful pickle is born, lovingly christened Pickled Eggs and Red Beets!

Let’s create a memory of culinary delight that is brightly colored and tantalizingly tangy. These jewels promise to bring the party to your taste buds, leaving them doing the samba with every enjoyable crunch.
You’ll craft delicious hues of purple and feel like an edible artist bringing color to your kitchen!
Plus, the aroma of vinegar and spices will spread an intoxicating allure, making your home a haven of tantalizing scents.

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What you’ll get is a unique treat exploding with nutritious goodness. Crisp, tender red beets with their sweet earthiness, coupled perfectly with wholesome eggs pickled to perfection, make for a palette pleaser like no other.
These make not just an excellent appetizer, but also a delightful jar of joy to gift to someone you love!

This recipe stands out for its simplicity, the wholesome ingredients used, and its remarkable taste. This isn’t a dish; it’s a gastronomic experience! Your palate will do cartwheels with the enticing tang and crunch generated by an effortless process of pickling. Plus, it brings out an unmatched depth of flavor from the red beets and eggs.

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Beet Pickled Eggs Recipe

These pickled eggs and red beets make an excellent additional flavor zing to your charcuterie boards or even as a picnic snack! And for that home barbecue party? Absolutely perfect!
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Pickling time 4 days
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 12 Eggs
Calories 150 kcal


  • Large saucepan
  • Colander
  • Slotted spoon
  • Sharp knife
  • Large bowl
  • Mason jars (Sterilized)


  • 2 medium-sized beets
  • 12 large eggs
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 cups white vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • A sprinkle of whole cloves


  • Start by boiling the beets till they are tender-crisp. Once done, drain and let them cool, then peel off the skins and slice.
  • Meanwhile, boil the eggs. After boiling, pop them in cold water for easy peeling.
  • In your saucepan, mix sugar, vinegar, cloves, water, and the cinnamon stick. Bring it to a boil while stirring occasionally.
  • Once your eggs are peeled and beets are sliced, place them in jars. Pour your vinegar mixture over them ensuring all are well immersed, then seal the jars.
  • Refrigerate them for at least four days before devouring.


Nutritional Facts per serving:
Each serving contains approximately 150 calories,
5 g of fat,
42 g of carbohydrates,
and 6g of protein.
Keyword beet, beetroot, Eggs, Pickled Eggs

This Pickled Eggs and Red Beets recipe is just perfect for a quick and easy brunch, snack, or light lunch/dinner. It’s also a great option for meal prep or to take to a potluck.

Recommended Pairing Drink:

Pair this tasty treat with a cold glass of beer or a refreshing lemonade to compliment its tartness.

Recommended Pairing Dish:

A simple grilled cheese sandwich makes for a delightful pairing!

Useful Tips:

  • Really give it those four days to pickle perfectly. Patience is key here!
  • Use a mandoline or slicer to get even, thin slices of beets.
  • Don’t overcrowd the jar when storing the pickled eggs and beets in the refrigerator.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
  • For a spicier pickled egg, add a pinch of red pepper flakes to the vinegar mixture.
  • If you don’t have hard-boiled eggs, you can use store-bought hard-boiled eggs.
  • You can adjust the sweetness and spiciness of the pickled eggs to your liking.


Can I use pickling spices?

Yes, you can. It adds a complexity to the flavor.

Can I eat it immediately after pickling?

While that’s possible, it’s best to wait for at least four days for the flavors to fully develop.

Can I use a different type of vinegar instead of white wine vinegar?

Yes, you can use apple cider vinegar or white distilled vinegar as a substitute.

Can I use different types of beets?

Yes, you can use any type of beet you like. Beets come in a variety of colors, so you can choose the ones that you like best.

How long do the pickled eggs last?

The pickled eggs will last for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator.

Can I make this recipe without vinegar?

No, the vinegar is essential to the flavor of the pickled eggs. It helps to preserve the eggs and add a tangy flavor.

Now that you have this amazing Pickled Eggs and Red Beets recipe, it’s time to give it a try! With its unique flavor combination and vibrant colors, it’s sure to become a new favorite. Plus, it’s incredibly easy to make and packed with nutrients. So go ahead, give it a try, and impress your friends and family with this delicious and nutritious dish.

It’s time to roll up your sleeves, bring out those beets and eggs and let’s embark on this exciting pickling journey! Both your palate and your loved ones will thank you for it!

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