Sauteed Beet GreensSubmitted by: DORANEI8
1 pound beet greens
1 strip of thick cut bacon, chopped (or a tablespoon of bacon fat)
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 large garlic clove, minced
3/4 cup of water
1 Tbsp granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/6 cup of cider vinegar
In a large skillet or 3-qt saucepan, cook bacon until lightly browned on medium heat. Add onions, cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occassionally, until onions soften and start to brown. Stir in garlic. Add water to the hot pan, stirring to loosen any particles from bottom of pan. Stir in sugar and red pepper. Bring mixture to a boil.
Add the beet greens, gently toss in the onion mixture so the greens are well coated. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 5-15 minutes until the greens are tender. Stir in vinegar.
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DORANEI8.
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Very good! I came home from the farmers market with some beets with greens attached. I tried this recipe for lunch, sans bacon. I sauteed the onions and garlic in olive oil, then followed the recipe as directed. It was delicious! My husband said that this is a keeper. I'm adding it to my cookbook! - 7/2/10