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Roasted Baby Beets and Sauteed Beet Greens

 

When beets are planted too close together to develop large size beets, you may want to thin them. If you do this when the leaves are very small, the leaves are great raw, added to salads. If you wait until baby beets start to form and the green are too big for salads, try a recipe like this one

 

Total Time:
40 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
35 min
Directions

Take 3 bunches of baby beets, washed well with tops. Cut off the tops, and place the beets in a roasting pan, toss with olive oil and add rosemary sprigs. Roast at 375 for about 30 minutes. Remove skin while warm, and cut in half. Meanwhile saute the beet greens in olive oil and add a splash of balsamic vinegar. Season with salt and pepper and place on plate, top with baby beets.

Recipe Courtesy of Curtis Aikens