Sautéed Beet Greens with Red Pepper Flakes

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At the market I always buy beets with their leafy green tops and sauté them up as you would spinach for a super healthy side dish. 


1 tablespoon Red Pepper Flakes
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 pounds beet greens
Kosher salt

Recipe Info

Difficulty Level: 
Prep Time: 
4 minutes
Cook Time: 
8 minutes
Total Time: 
12 minutes
Serving size: 


1. In a large sauté span over medium-high heat, add the olive oil, garlic, and Red Pepper Flakes. Cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
2. In batches add the beet greens, stirring to wilt. Season to taste with salt. Serve warm.


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Recipe Tip:
Spinach, kale, swiss chard can be substituted for beet greens.
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