Pickled Beetroot

Pickled Beetroot

Pickled beetroots are a healthy addition to your diet. This recipe is tangy and has a little bit of spice! Try this wonderful recipe from Adri in our Gut Health Gurus Facebook Group, and share your results!

Yield: 1 Litre


3 small steamed beetroots, spiralised

1/4 of a brown onion, sliced

2 cups apple cider vinegar ( you can also make your own using this starter)

1 stick cinnamon

4 whole cloves

6 whole black peppercorns

2 grains decorticated (remove bark, rind or husk) cardamom

1 pinch smoked chili pepper flakes


  1. Put the beetroot slices into a clean litre jar.

  1. Combine the onion, vinegar, cinnamon, cloves, peppercorns, cardamom, and pepper flakes in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil.

  1. Simmer for a few minutes. If you like them soft then simmer for a longer length of time.

  1. Remove the vinegar mix from heat and pour over the beets in the jar. Don't strain out the spices!

  1. Put a lid on the jar and refrigerate. Wait at least an hour before tasting.

This is a quick and simple pickled recipe that you can use if you love, or have, extra beets! Remember to share your creations with us in the Gut Health Gurus Facebook Group!