And finally, there are green desserts: Lemon and Parsley Olive Oil Cake, Triple Chocolate Beet Greens
Cake, and Rhubarb and Chard Pie.
Add the beet greens
to the blender and pulse a couple times, just to coat the beet greens
Stir in beet greens
and cook until greens are wilted, about 1 minute.
Garnish with diced lime mousse, micro beet greens
and beet roots are one of the best dietary sources of folate, which is one of the B vitamins.
At dinner, we eat two to three different kinds of steamed, baked, or grilled fresh green or root vegetables such as asparagus, broccoli, squash, Brussels sprouts, kale, beet greens
, spinach, beets, carrots, sweet potatoes, parsnips, onions, or turnips.
Told to feed them leafy greens, most supply only lettuce (which has few nutrients) instead of mustard, collard and beet greens
and other fruits and vegetables, she said.
4 cups baby beet greens
(or other baby green, such as kale)
Trim any beet greens
(save for another use) and wash beets.
While the root was used medicinally, beet greens
were served at seasonal feasts in Europe long before the humble beet hitched a ride to North America with the colonists.
In case you're wondering, in order of nutrition, they are: lamb's quarters, collards, amaranth, dandelions, broccoli, spinach, mustard, beet greens
, turnip greens, Romaine and iceberg lettuce.
Add the roasted baby beets, beet stems, beet greens
, and vegetable stock and saute until stems are tender and the greens wilted, about three minutes.