Sautéed Beet Greens Recipe

Sautéed Beet Greens Recipe

How To Make Sautéed Beet Greens

Our sautéed beet greens recipe made of well-seasoned beet greens tossed with garlic, freshly-squeezed lemon, and butter will surely be a hit side dish!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 1bundlebeet greens
  • 1cupwater
  • 1clovegarlic
  • ½lemon
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 2tspbutter
  • salt and pepper,to taste


  1. Wash the beet greens and separate the stems from leaves.

  2. Cut stems into 1-inch pieces, then chop the leaves into pieces.

  3. Place the stems in a large non-stick pan with 1 cup of water. Cover and simmer for 4 to 7 minutes, or until fork-tender.

  4. Drain. Add garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Squeeze the lemon over the greens.

  5. Sautee for 2 to 3 minutes or until the greens are wilted.

  6. Remove from heat, stir in the butter, and additional salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm.


  • Calories: 52.38kcal
  • Fat: 5.34g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.69g
  • Trans Fat: 0.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.96g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.44g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.43g
  • Fiber: 0.58g
  • Sugar: 0.23g
  • Protein: 0.35g
  • Cholesterol: 5.08mg
  • Sodium: 188.90mg
  • Calcium: 16.16mg
  • Potassium: 77.84mg
  • Iron: 0.31mg
  • Vitamin A: 41.59µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.48mg
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