Beet Greens With Bacon and Balsamic Vinegar

Recipe by ChefBella
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 2-3
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    bunch beet leaf, washed, drained and roughly chopped (about 3-4 beets worth)
  • 3 -4
    small beets, roasted, peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces (optional)
  • 2
    slices bacon, chopped
  • 1
    tablespoon olive oil
  • 12
    medium onion, chopped small
  • 1
    tablespoon water
  • 2 -3
    tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper, to taste
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large skillet over medium high heat, cook bacon in olive oil until starting to lightly brown, about 5-7 minutes.
  • Add chopped onion and continue to cook until onion is translucent and starts to brown lightly, another 3- 4 minutes.
  • Add beet greens and roasted beets (if using), water and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until greens start to wilt.
  • Add balsamic vinegar and continue to cook until greens have wilted, about another 3-4 minutes and liquid has evaporated slightly. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer to serving bowl and offer additional balsamic at the table, if desired.
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