Apr 072015
 

 

We have to thank the Americans – the immigrants from Alsace, Southwest Germany and Switzerland for this wonderful dish.

These bar snack bright eggs also are often served for Easter. I think they are so beautiful and festive that it is worth to decorate a Christmas table with them. Just imagine how attractive these beet marinated eggs stuffed with something delicious can be.

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Today I would like to marinate my leftover Easter eggs as I usually do. The rounds of beet pickled eggs as well as slices of soy sauce marinated eggs are great in salads. Also they can be a wonderful complement to meat, poultry or fish dishes as well as a delicious and nutritious snack.

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Pickled Eggs with Beets

 

one quart jar

Ingredients

  • 5-6 boiled eggs
  • 1 baked or boiled beet
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp pickling spice (mixture of black pepper, coriander, mustard seeds, dill, fennel, bay leaf, red pepper flakes)
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup water

 

 

Preparation

Peel the eggs.

Peel the beets and cut into four segments. Slice each segment crosswise.

Put the garlic and some beet slices on the bottom of a glass jar.

Add the eggs and the rest of the beets.

Prepare the marinade. In a non-reactive saucepan, combine the vinegar, water, salt, sugar and pickling spices. Bring to a boil and simmer over low heat until the sugar dissolves.

Pour the hot marinade over the eggs and beets. Cover tightly; cool and marinate in a refrigerator for at least 24 hours; 48 hours or more is better.

Serve the eggs with a baguette, butter, fresh dill, parsley, spring onion, in salads or with meat, chicken or fish.

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Cook with pleasure!

 

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