4.5 from 2 votes
Review Recipe


Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Beet Greens, minced garlic and freshly squeezed lemon juice are combined and cooked until tender. Once tender these greens are tossed with a touch of butter and seasoned to perfection for a delicious side dish.
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  • 1 bundle beet greens
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • salt & pepper to taste

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  1. Wash beet greens and separate stems from leaves.
  2. Cut stems into 1″ pieces. Chop leaves into pieces.
  3. Place stems in a large non-stick pan with 1 cup of water. Cover and simmer 4-7 minutes or until fork tender.
  4. Drain. Add garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper. Squeeze the lemon over the greens. Sautee 2-3 minutes or until greens are wilted.
  5. Remove from heat, stir in butter and additional salt & pepper to taste. Serve warm.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 55, Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 5mg, Sodium: 42mg, Potassium: 91mg, Carbohydrates: 1g, Vitamin A: 665%, Vitamin C: 10.2%, Calcium: 15%, Iron: 0.3%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)