*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Pickled Beets
 
 Recipe By     : Elizabeth Powell
 Serving Size  : 32   Preparation Time :0:45
 Categories    : Pickles & Relishes               Healthy And Hearty
                 Canning, Preserves, Etc.
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    4      pounds        fresh beets -- sliced
    1      pound         onions -- thinly sliced
    3      cups          cider vinegar
    3      cups          sugar
      1/2  teaspoon      turmeric
      1/2  teaspoon      whole cloves
    1      teaspoon      celery seed
      1/2  teaspoon      yellow mustard seed
    1                    bay leaf -- crumbled
 
      Boil beets in water just to cover until a fork can barely pierce them.
      Mix vinegar, sugar, and spices in large kettle. Bring to a boil, add
 beets and onions, and simmer for 4-5 minutes. Pack beets and onions in hot,
 sterilized jars. Pour vinegar mixture over beets to within half inch of rim.
 Seal and process for 15 minutes in boiling water bath.
 
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