Leafy Beet Greens Recipe


Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexAverage
MethodInterest Group


 Butter15 Milliliter
 Lime/1 lemon1
 Sugar2 Milliliter
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 124 Calories from Fat 108

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.9%

Saturated Fat 7.7 g38.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg

Sodium 398.6 mg16.6%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.82 g3.3%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 0.36 g0.71%

Vitamin A 7.8% Vitamin C 13.6%

Calcium 1.3% Iron 0.97%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cut the hard stems from the beet leaves.
Wash the leaves under cold running water.
Place the butter in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave 30 seconds at HIGH.
Add the grated lemon or lime rind and the sugar.
Stir to mix.
Add the beet leaves, stir well.
Cover and microwave 3 minutes at HIGH.
Stir well, salt and pepper to taste.