Sautéed Beet Greens Recipe
| | | | |

Easy Sautéed Beet Greens Recipe

This simple sautéed beet greens recipe is the perfect way to get the most out of your vegetables. With only a few steps, you can enjoy this nutrient-packed veggie.

Beet greens are the leaves of the beet plant. They are often thrown away by people who think that they are not edible, but this is incorrect. Beet greens can be eaten and can be used in a lot of interesting ways.

With this easy recipe, you can make the most of this delicious and nutritious ingredient. You don’t have to eat beets to enjoy their greens. Instead, try this recipe for a heart-healthy and vitamin-packed side dish that can be easily adapted for any meal.

Beet Greens Benefits

Beet greens are a delicious and nutritious vegetable. They are packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that can help you fight off disease and boost your immune system.

Like beets, they also have antioxidants that may help reduce your cancer risk. They are rich in vitamins A, B-complex, and C and are a good source of iron and calcium. They have anti-inflammatory properties and may help lower cholesterol levels, and may help lower blood pressure.

Sauteed Beet Greens

The ingredients in the Beet Greens Recipe

  • Bundle of beet greens: you may want to buy the beets with the leaves attached if they are more affordable and the leaves look healthy.
  • Water: room temperature water is perfect
  • Olive oil: good olive oil is necessary to sauté vegetables.
  • Garlic: fresh garlic cloves add a wonderful and nice aroma to vegetables.
  • Shallots: I prefer adding shallots because of the taste. You can add scallions or red onions.
  • Lemon juice: fresh is always better when cooking.
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Check out the recipe and step-by-step video below on how to make this wonderful and delicious recipe.

Notes and Tips for the Beet Greens Recipes

  • Use vinegar and water to wash the leaves and stems. Rinse the stems several times, as they may be very muddy.
  • Only use fresh garlic cloves.
  • You can substitute the shallots with chives, scallions, red onion, or regular onion.
  • Sprinkle crushed red pepper for an extra kick.

Sautéed Beet Greens Recipe

Use this Easy Sautéed Beet Greens Recipe to compliment any meal.
No ratings yet
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Side Dishes
Servings 4
Calories 62 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • bundle of beet greens
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 shallots sliced
  • ½ lemon juice
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Separate the stems from the leaves, wash them separately, and set them aside. (you may have to wash the stems several times as they may be a bit muddy)
  • Cut stems into 1- 2″ pieces. Chop the leaves into pieces.
  • Place cleaned stems in a large non-stick pan with 1 cup of water. Cover and simmer for 7-9 minutes or until fork tender.
  • Drain the water from the cooked steams. Add olive oil, garlic, and shallots.
  • Add the greens and season with salt and peppers. Squeeze the lemon over the greens as well. Sautee for 2-3 minutes or until the greens are wilted.
  • Remove from heat and serve warm.

Video

Notes

  • Use vinegar and water to wash the leaves and stems. Rinse the stems several times, as they may be very muddy.
  • Only use fresh garlic cloves.
  • You can substitute the shallots with chives, scallions, red onion, or regular onion.
  • Sprinkle crushed red pepper for an extra kick.

Nutrition

Calories: 62kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 1gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 5mgPotassium: 66mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 4IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 13mgIron: 0.3mg

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

Keyword beet greens, beets, healthy side dish, Plant-Based recipe
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!
Tried this recipe?Mention @noubesscaribbean or tag #noubesscaribbean!

Nutrition info is automatically generated and provided as a courtesy and as an estimate only.

Time to stock up your Pantry! Shop Noubess.comCheck out Noubess Shop!

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating




This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.