Cynthia's Kitchen - Sauteed Beet Greens

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. 

Chop coarsely


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.

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