Beet Greens Recipe

This easy-to-make sautéed beet greens recipe comes together in minutes and is a great way to use up the leafy greens of fresh beets.

You will love the simplicity of this delicious, healthy side dish.


– beet green – olive oil – unsalted butter – shallot – cloves of garlic

Rinse your fresh beet greens to rid of any dirt. Remove the stems away from the beet green leaves. Stack several beet green leaves and roll them up.

Next, make 1” slices into the leaves. Thinly slice the beet stems. Add some oil to a large frying pan or rondeau and heat over medium-high heat for 45 seconds.

Add in the beet greens and stems and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes or until the greens start to wilt.

Turn the heat down to medium and scoot all the greens to one side of the pan, on the other side of the pan, add the butter, shallots, and garlic and cook for 2 minutes while constantly stirring.

Mix the ingredients together and then finish with lemon juice, salt, pepper, and fresh thyme. Serve with additional minced fresh thyme.

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