Sliced beets are marinated with cider vinegar, sugar, spices and onion to create this fresh tasting and delicious side salad.
INGREDIENTS (for 7 servings):
- 2 1/2 cups sliced canned beets, juice reserved
- 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 2 whole cloves
- 3 black peppercorns
- 1 bay leaf
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 small onion, sliced
Place the beets into a medium bowl and set aside.
In a medium saucepan, combine vinegar and 1/2 cup beet juice and bring to a boil. Add sugar, cloves, peppercorns, bay leaf, salt and onion, and return to a boil. Remove from heat, and pour mixture over the beets. Toss until coated, cover and chill. Serve the beets very cold.