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Pickled beets in a jar

Quick Pickled Beets

This recipe for quick pickled beets can be prepared the day before and requires no canner. A trifecta of tangy, sweet, and crunchy!
Course Appetizer, How To
Cuisine American
Keyword beets recipe, easy pickled beets, pickled beets
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 20 servings
Calories 45kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 3 medium beets boiled
  • 1/2 bunch fresh dill or other herbs

Pickling Marinade


  • Slice the beets into evenly sized pieces.
    Ingredients for the pickled beets on a tray
  • Place the beets and fresh herbs in a large, sealable jar. Next, place all the marinade ingredients in a measuring cup or bowl and stir until the salt and sugar dissolve.
    Jar with beets and marinate
  • Pour the marinade over the sliced beets, making sure the beets are completely submerged in the marinade. Allow beets to pickle for at least 24 hours in the fridge (they should stay fresh for up to 2 weeks).
    Beets pickling in a jar
  • Enjoy in salads, soups, and on appetizer boards!
    Pickled beets in a bowl


Calories: 45kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Sodium: 518mg | Potassium: 100mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.3mg