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Sautéed Beet Greens

Sautéed Beet Greens

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sauteed beet breens in a bowl
Makes: 3 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Don’t throw away your beet greens! The leafy tops of beets can be so tasty. In this recipe, lemon juice, vegetable oil, and seasonings give them a bold flavor profile.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 4 cups chopped beet greens (2 bunches with stems removed)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 pinch salt

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Heat oil in a medium-sized pan over medium heat.
  3. Add the beet greens and garlic to the pan. Stir until just wilted, then reduce the heat to low and stir occasionally until soft, about 5 to 8 minutes.
  4. Stir in lemon juice, red pepper flakes and salt. Serve right away or use in another recipe.

Notes

No beet greens? Use other leafy greens such as mustard greens or chard.

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Oregon State University Cooperative Extension Service

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 50
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 67 mg
Carbohydrates 4 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 90 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 298 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 50
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.2 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 4 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Minerals
Calcium 90 mg
Potassium 298 mg
Sodium 67 mg
Copper 130 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 25 mg
Phosphorus 47 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 114 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mg
Vitamin C 54 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 196 mcg
Folate 9 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 1 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 3/4 cups

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