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Beet Greens with Bacon

Posted by on January 4, 2015
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ChefBeet Greens with Bacon
Enjoy this saute as a side, toss with pasta for a main course, or serve on crostini.

Ingredients

3 beets
4 slices bacon, chopped
4 scallions, sliced
Coarse salt and ground pepper

Method
Cut greens off beets; discard stems and chop leaves. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium until golden brown, 6 minutes. With a slotted spoon, transfer to a plate; pour off all but 1 teaspoon fat from skillet. Add scallions and cook until softened, 1 minute. In two batches, add beet leaves and cook until tender, 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and stir in bacon.

Source: MarthaStewart.com (4 servings)

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