Beet Greens With Caramelized Onions

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

These edible leaves provide protein, calcium, fiber, beta carotene, vitamins A and C, and some B vitamins.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil over medium high heat till it stops sizzling.
  2. Add onions and reduce the heat to medium-low.
  3. Cook slowly, stirring occasionally, until golden brown and caramelized, about 30 minutes.
  4. Add the thyme, rosemary, garlic, salt, and pepper, and vinegar stir well to combine.
  5. Cook for 5-15 more minute.
  6. Add beet greens just to wilt.
Most Helpful

I made this for dinner on Friday night. It was very tasty and I ate most of it myself. Will definitely make this again.

Chava Cohen May 06, 2012

The taste of the vinegar was quite strong for me. I liked the combination of flavours but would have liked something a bit more subdued.

Jen in Victoria, BC July 25, 2013

This was really good! The flavor of the beet greens combined with the caramelized onions and balsamic vinegar was superb, but I could barely taste the thyme and I couldn't taste the rosemary or the garlic at all, so next time I will probably double them. Overall, though, definitely a great greens recipe that I'll be making again and again.

Goody2shz November 15, 2011