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Roasted Beets and Sauteed Beet Greens

Roasted Beets and Sauteed Beet Greens

  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    1 h
  • Ready In

    1 h 10 m
BN61079

BN61079

This is a great way to use every part of the fresh beets you buy. You can get two delicious side dishes out of this one vegetable.

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  • Calories:
  • 204 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 13.9 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 18g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 5.3 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 442 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees (175 degrees C). Wash the beets thoroughly, leaving the skins on, and remove the greens. Rinse greens, removing any large stems, and set aside. Place the beets in a small baking dish or roasting pan, and toss with 2 tablespoons of olive oil. If you wish to peel the beets, it is easier to do so once they have been roasted.
  2. Cover, and bake for 45 to 60 minutes, or until a knife can slide easily through the largest beet.
  3. When the roasted beets are almost done, heat the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil in a skillet over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and onion, and cook for a minute. Tear the beet greens into 2 to 3 inch pieces, and add them to the skillet. Cook and stir until greens are wilted and tender. Season with salt and pepper. Serve the greens as is, and the roasted beets sliced with either red-wine vinegar, or butter and salt and pepper.
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evillhog
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evillhog

6/8/2007

This was an excellent way to prepare beets. I roasted the beets in the oven as instructed but with potatos and carrots as well, then tossed them with a tiny bit of olvie oil and feta. I also added mushrooms and green onions to the beet greens when I sauteed them. My children loved it. A+++

JUST-MARRIED
581

JUST-MARRIED

11/5/2004

I am AMAZED. I tried this recipe because I felt stuck in a vegetable rut. I wanted a veggie we don't eat often. I was wary because hubby doesn't like beets and I don't care for greens. But I tried it and it is SENSATIONAL. Hubby loved it, I loved it. The greens were the surprise hit. And felt great getting two veggies out of one. I added butter and a bit more oil because it didn't seem like enough. This was a mistake as my greens turned out a bit too oily/buttery. Perfect as is. THANKS!

BEACHSOSH
403

BEACHSOSH

5/12/2008

I saw beets at the Farmers Market and bought them. I found this recipe and tried it due to the positive reviews! I can only say that the roasted beets are absolutely delicious. I have made this recipe twice now. Roasting time for beets definitely depends on the size. For those who have never tried fresh beets...give them a try! Well worth the roasting time!

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