beet greens RECIPES

Lemon and Butter Braised beet greens.

Nicole Robidoux

Equipment

  • skillet
  • spatula

Ingredients
  

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 lbs baby beet leaves
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions
 

Instructions

  • Heat the oil and butter in a large skillet or Dutch oven over low heat, and add the garlic.
  • Cook gently, stirring frequently, until the garlic is fragrant but does not take on any color.
  • Add the moist greens, raise the heat to medium-high, and cover the pan.
  • Cook until the greens wilt, about 2 minutes, shaking the pan once or twice.
  • Remove the cover; if there‚Äôs any excess liquid, cook until it evaporates.
  • Toss the greens with the lemon juice, salt, and pepper, and serve hot.
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