Cooked Beets and Greens

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"I was gifted a few fresh white beets and threw together this old recipe my grand mother used to make."

Original recipe yields 3 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (334.4 g)
  • Calories 255.9
  • Total Fat - 14.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 649.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 29.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 9.3 g
  • Sugars - 18.7 g
  • Protein - 6.6 g
  • Calcium - 235.5 mg
  • Iron - 5.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 56.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Place the beets in a pot and cover with water.

Step 2

Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce heat to medium-high and simmer until just cooked, about 30 to 35 minutes.

Step 3

Remove from element and put aside leaving them in the water.

Step 4

Meanwhile, in a large skillet bring the oil to medium-high heat and add the rosemary and garlic; cook until garlic just starts to brown.

Step 5

Add the beet greens and cook until wilted.

Step 6

Add the mustard, honey, vinegar, salt and pepper and stir to mix well.

Step 7

Remove the beets greens with tongs and place onto a serving platter, reserving the juices left in the skillet.

Step 8

Drain the cooked beets and place on top of the platted greens; drizzle the juices left in the skillet over the beets.

Step 9


Tips & Variations

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Incredibly delicious! I had beets before and also beet greens, but never together. The sauce is scrumptious. I will be making this dish often.

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(28 Aug 2014)