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Beets with Greens

 

Prep time:                          5 minutes

Cooking time:               35 minutes

Yields:                                   6 people

 

Ingredients: 

2 bunches small beets
juice of 1 orange
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
2 tbsp tamari or soy sauce
1 crushed dried chile pepper (optional)
sea salt and pepper to taste

 

Directions: 

Cut beets off stems. Steam beet roots in a little warm water until tender, 20-30 minutes. Cool briefly, slip off skins, and cut into wedges. Toss with oj, oil, salt and pepper. Meanwhile, cut stems into 3" pieces and coarsely chop the greens; set stems and greens aside in separate piles. Heat sesame oil in a large skillet and saute stems with chile pepper (if using) 2-3 minutes. Add greens and cook, stirring frequently, until limp. Toss in tamari and salt and pepper to taste. Serve beets over a bed of greens.

Notes: 

Credit: 

Robyn at Asbury Village Farm