17 easy Canned Beets Recipes plus storage info and useful tips

Get inspired by this collection of 17 amazing canned beets recipes. Choose from fantastic appetizers to delicious dinner ideas. There is a recipe that is sure to become a new favorite dish. So feel free to stock up on this fun pantry item.

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Canned Beets Recipes

Canned beets are a great pantry staple for when you want that pop of fall color without all the stress. Because fresh beets can be messy to peel and dice, so grabbing a can will simplify a lot of recipes.

My mom used to serve plain beets as a simple side dish, but there is so much more you can do with them!

This collection contains amazing appetizers and salads plus delicious dinner ideas that your family will love.

Canned Beets FAQ

Are beets in a can already cooked?

Yes! You can use them directly from the can.

How long do canned beets last?

  • Unopened cans can be kept for 3-5 years!
  • Once opened, refrigerate your beets, in an airtight container, for 3-4 days.

Tip for working with beets:

Make cleanup easy by lining your work surface with wax paper or plastic wrap.

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Each recipe idea will tell you:

If this is your first time visiting the site, you’ll know that I’m up for the challenge to help you find your favorite way to use canned vegetables. Each of these delicious beets recipes will give you some information, so you can make the best choice for your family.

  • Type of recipe
  • Number of ingredients
  • How many beets you will need
  • The complexity of ingredients (aka, whether or not you might need to hit the grocery store first)
  • How long it takes to prepare (including cook time)
  • Special diet (Keto, Gluten-free, etc)

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How to cook canned beets

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Ingredients that work well with beets

These ingredients will pop up in a lot of the recipes below. So if you have them on hand, you will be able to find more ideas to make.

  • salad greens
  • red onions
  • lemon juice
  • sour cream
  • feta

Recipes with canned beets

Our goal is to help you find ideas using the food you already have in your pantry.

Each of these beets dishes will give you some important information so that you can pick the best recipe for your family.

Check out the blogger that published each idea to use their recipe and tips.

Note: pantry ingredients include dry ingredient pantry staples like olive oil, all-purpose flour, brown sugar, corn starch, salt, black pepper, spices, etc.

Please check the recipe to make sure that you have the ingredients needed to create the dish. If you are making gluten-free recipes, it may include things like almond flour and other common gluten-free pantry items

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