Recipes and Cooking Pickled Beet and Sage Conserve 5.0 (1) Add your rating & review Beet recipes, like this easy pickled beet compote, add a lovely earthy note (and lots of nutrition) to your menu. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 1, 2014 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 40 mins Total Time: 1 hrs Servings: 24 Yield: 4 half-pints Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 16 ounce jars sliced or whole pickled beets, undrained 2 cup coarsely chopped, peeled fresh pears (2 medium) ½ cup sugar 2 tablespoon lemon juice 1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted 2 tablespoon snipped fresh sage Directions Drain beets, reserving liquid from one of the jars (you should have about 3/4 cup liquid). Coarsely chop beets. In a large saucepan combine beets, the reserved liquid, and the pears. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 10 minutes or until pears are soft, stirring occasionally. Add sugar and lemon juice to beet mixture, stirring to dissolve sugar. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 30 minutes or until mixture is thickened, stirring frequently. Stir in walnuts and sage; cool. Ladle conserve into half-pint freezer containers, leaving a 1/2-inch headspace. Seal and label. Freeze for up to 3 months.* *Tip: If you prefer, store in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 61 Calories 2g Fat 10g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 24 Calories 61 % Daily Value * Total Fat 2g 3% Sodium 75mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 10g 4% Total Sugars 4g Protein 1g Vitamin C 1.8mg 9% Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 0.2mg 1% Potassium 73mg 2% Folate, total 12.1mcg *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.