Let your old trash be your newfound treasure by using the beet greens and stems you would otherwise throw away. Citrus Sautéed Beet Greens is an easy and flavorful method to use nutritious beet greens as part of a meal. This recipe is light enough to eat in the summer and homey enough to enjoy in the winter.
Vegan and free of added salt, sugar, oil, gluten, soy, nuts and seeds
Reasons to love this recipe: makes use of ingredients otherwise thrown away, ready in less than 30 minutes or less, less than 10 ingredients
- 1 bunch beet stems and leaves, cleaned and chopped
- 1 small onion, finely diced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 1/2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
- 1 lemon, juiced and zested
- Black pepper to taste
Add onion and garlic to pan and sauté until caramelized. Add beet greens and stems, lemon juice, zest and black pepper. Stir the mixture to evenly cook the vegetables. When the beet stems and greens are fully cooked, add the vinegar and sauté for 2-3 more minutes. Enjoy immediately.