Recipes and Cooking Orange Pickled Beets A bit of orange peel and Szechwan peppercorns take this pickled beets recipe a level above the usual pickled beets. By Kaleb Wyse Kaleb Wyse Facebook Instagram Website Kaleb Wyse is a fourth-generation to live on his family farm in Iowa. Kaleb started Wyse Guide as an outlet for his passions in the garden and indoors in the kitchen. His goal is to show viewers how they can start a garden no matter the size, preserve food, and create the home they love to live in. Kaleb has been featured in This Old House, Folk, All Recipes, Better Homes & Gardens, Farmhouse at Heart, and Studio McGee. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on July 8, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Carson Downing Hands On Time: 45 mins Total Time: 2 hrs 35 mins Servings: 36 Yield: 6 pints Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 ½ cup distilled white vinegar 2 cup water ½ cup sugar 2 tablespoon kosher salt 3 4 1/2-inch strips orange zest 2 tablespoon Szechwan peppercorns 10 cup sliced cooked beets* Directions In a 3-quart saucepan combine vinegar, 2 cups water, the sugar, 2 Tbsp. kosher salt, and the orange zest. Bring to boiling. Boil, uncovered, one minute. Reduce heat to low; cover and let steep 10 minutes. Discard orange zest; keep brine hot. Place 1 teaspoon Szechwan peppercorns in a hot, clean canning jar. Pack with beets, leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Pour hot brine over beet slices, maintaining 1/2-inch headspace. Add lid and screw band. Repeat for a total of six jars. Place jars in a water-bath canner. Process 30 minutes, beginning timing when water returns to a boil. Let jars cool on wire racks at least 4 hours. Makes 6 pints. * For 10 cups cooked beets, start with 5 pounds beets. Trim and peel. In a 6-quart pot place beets and enough water to cover. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 1 hour or until tender. Drain, cool, and slice 1/4-inch thick. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 23 Calories 5g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 36 Calories 23 % Daily Value * Sodium 60mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 5g 2% Total Sugars 4g Protein 1g Vitamin C 1.7mg 9% Calcium 8mg 1% Iron 0.4mg 2% Potassium 144mg 3% Folate, total 37.8mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.