These are a real Southern specialty, and if you've never had the chance to try them, you'd better get ready to eat more than one! These Tangy Pickled Eggs are an old-fashioned Southern recipe that is now easy to make at home! Just a few simple steps and simple ingredients and you'll be making Tangy Pickled Eggs in no time! 


What You'll Need

  • 12 eggs
  • 3 cups white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pickling spice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

What to Do

  1. Place eggs in a large saucepan with enough water to cover them; bring to boil over high heat. Remove from heat, cover, and let sit 20 minutes. Drain hot water then run cold water over eggs. Let eggs cool 5 to 10 minutes, then peel. Place in a large canning jar or bowl and set aside.
  2. In large saucepan over high heat, combine remaining ingredients; bring to boil. Allow to cool slightly then carefully pour mixture over eggs. Cover and chill overnight before serving.

Before You Start Cooking!

  • Covered tightly, these should keep in the refrigerator for up to one month.
  • To make these Amish-style, add 1/2 cup beet juice in place of the 1/2 cup water called for in the recipe. You can also add some sliced or whole canned beets if you want! 
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