Easy Beet Greens


Don't waste your beet greens! They taste delicious and can be quickly and easily pan-fried.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
2 servings


  • 1 bunch beet tops with stems

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • ½ lemon, juiced


  1. Wash beet greens and drain. Chop stems and leaves separately.

  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over low heat and cook garlic until fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes. Add stems and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes. Add greens and allow to wilt, 3 to 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle with lemon juice and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

78 Calories
7g Fat
6g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 78
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 122mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 28mg 142%
Calcium 50mg 4%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 208mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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