Recipes and Cooking Spicy Pickled Eggs & Beets Adding chiles to the spice mix gives these pickled eggs more complex flavor and the beets, those give stunning color. By Kate Ramos Kate Ramos Website Kate Ramos is a chef and creator of ¡Hola! Jalapeño. She is a photographer and creator of ¡Hola! Jalapeño, the popular Mexican recipe blog. She has been cooking professionally for over two decades and has developed thousands of recipes for her blog and other publications such as Better Homes & Gardens, Shape, Elle, and others. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on April 8, 2019 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Hands On Time: 40 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 40 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 pound small red beets, trimmed, peeled, and quartered 12 cloves garlic 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 1 cup distilled white vinegar 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon black peppercorns 1 tablespoon crab boil spice mix, such as Zatarain's 6 bay leaves 3 dried arbol chiles 6 hard-boiled eggs Directions In a large saucepan combine beets and garlic. Cover with lightly salted water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 10 to 12 minutes or until beets are easily pierced with a knife; drain. In the same saucepan combine 1 cup water, the sugar, vinegar, 1 tablespoon kosher salt, the peppercorns, spice mix, bay leaves, and arbol chiles. Bring to boiling, whisking to dissolve sugar. Divide beets, garlic, eggs, bay leaves, and chiles among three clean pint canning jars. Pour hot brine over top to cover, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Seal. Chill overnight or up to 1 week. Makes 6 servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 284 Calories 5g Fat 50g Carbs 9g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 284 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 186mg 62% Sodium 267mg 12% Total Carbohydrate 50g 18% Total Sugars 44g Protein 9g Vitamin C 9.3mg 47% Calcium 67mg 5% Iron 2.2mg 12% Potassium 586mg 12% Folate, total 182.6mcg Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg Vitamin B-6 0.3mg *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.