Cwikla Recipe

Step 1

Layer beets in a glass or earthenware bowl, sprinkling layers with horseradish and cloves.

Step 2

Boil vinegar with sugar and salt 2 minutes. Pour over the beets. Cover and refrigerate for 24 hours.


* Pickled beets -- This recipe could be used as part of a 12-course meal known in Polish as Wigilia, or on its own. Wigilia is eaten after sundown

Things You'll Need

  • 3c Beets, cooked or
  • -canned, sliced
  • 1T Fresh horseradish,
  • -grated (or use about
  • -4 t prepared horseradish)
  • 8 Cloves, whole (or use
  • -about 1/2 t caraway seed)
  • 2c Vinegar
  • 1T Brown sugar
  • 2t Salt

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