Beet Greens

READY IN: 17mins
Recipe by CJAY8248

From my collection of handwritten recipes 1960's.

Top Review by UmmBinat

This is perfect. DD1 (5 years old) also liked it quite a bit. It was my first time trying beet greens and I'm glad I chose this recipe. I used organic beet leaves off the beets that came in our weekly organic local produce basket, grey sea salt, a perfect salt, freshly ground black pepper, a little organic apple cider vinegar but not sure I would add vinegar another time, & organic local free range eggs (perfect tasting eggs where we have seen how they live on their farm). I'd like to make this again insha Allah (God willing).

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 lbs beet leaves (choose tender, young greens)
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 18 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, sliced


  1. Wash the greens thoroughly several times in deep water. Cook in very little boiling salted water until just tender, a few minutes. Drain thoroughly. Season with salt , pepper, vinegar and butter. Garnish with sliced eggs over the top.

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