Sautéed Beet Greens

Sautéed Beet Greens

Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Total Time 5 mins


  • 1 bunch beet greens
  • 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp. golden raisins
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • 1 tbsp. chopped walnuts or pistachios
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • Separate the stems from the beet greens. Finely chop the stems and coarsely chop the leaves.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and the beet stems and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the beet greens, a few pinches of salt and freshly ground black pepper, and sauté, tossing, until just wilted.
  • Turn off the heat, add the raisins, a big squeeze of lemon, and toss. Transfer to a platter, top with the walnuts and season to taste with more salt and pepper.
Keyword Beet Greens, Garlic, Lemon, Walnut