Cynthia's Kitchen - Sauteed Beet Greens
Sautéed beet greens
1 pound beet greens
1 - 2 Tbls olive oil
1 - 2 garlic scape, chopped
1/2 tsp dried red pepper flakes if you like hot
Cut stems from greens. Bring pot of water to a boil, add 1 Tbls salt and the stems in 1” pieces.
Boil 1 minute. Add the greens. Blanch 2 minutes.
Transfer to blow of ice water. Drain and squeeze water out.
Heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic and pepper flakes. Stir 30 - 60 seconds. Stir in greens. Stir and cook for a couple of minutes.
Season with salt and pepper.
I serve mine with slices of lemon on the side.
Very simple and delicious.