Candied Beets

  • Preparation 40 MIN
    Cooking 1 H 30 MIN
  • Makes 2.5 litres (10 cups)



  1. In a large pot of water, cook the beets for about 1 hour or until tender. Cool under cold running water and drain. Peel and finely grate the beets. You will need 1.75 litres (7 cups) of grated beets.
  2. In a bowl, sprinkle the gelatin over the water and let bloom for 5 minutes. Set aside.
  3. In the same saucepan, bring the vinegar, sugar, and salt to a boil. Simmer over low heat for about 10 minutes. Add the beets and bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Add the gelatin and cook for 1 minute, stirring until dissolved. Spoon into jars. The candied beets will keep for about 3 weeks in the refrigerator or can be frozen or offered as a gift.

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Nutrition Facts

For 1/4 cup (60 ml)

Content % Daily Value
Calories 60  
Total Fat 0 g  
Saturated Fat 0 g  
Sodium (salt) 150 mg  
Carbohydrates 14 g  
Fibre 1 g  
Protein 1 g