These fermented beet slices are as delicious as they are easy to make. Tuck them into sandwiches, add them to salads or just enjoy them as a snack! They’ll add a punch of flavour anywhere.

Lactofermented Beets

  • Servings: 1 jar
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 2 cups (500ml) beets, sliced
  • 2 tbs (30ml) coarse salt
  • 4 cups (1L) water



  1. Place the beets in your Mortier Pilon fermentation jar.
  2. Prepare a brine solution by combining the water and coarse salt. Add the brine to the jar, making sure to leave at least 3/4 of an inch of headspace between the mixture and the rim of the jar.
  3. Let the mixture ferment at room temperature, covered, for 1 week. Once the desired level of fermentation has been reached, refrigerate or serve.



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