Baby Beets and Beet Greens

Recipe Provided by farmer: Elise Margoles

Baby beets
Greens from these beets
2 TB shallots
2 TB butter
2 TB Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper to taste

Cut stems and leaves 1 inch above beet crowns, and put leaves aside. Wash beets, steam for about 15 minutes and set aside. Wash beets leaves. Cut the leaves and small stalks diagonally into 1/2 inch slices. Chop shallots and add to butter and oil in frying pan. Cook for 2 minutes. Add beet greens and saute for 2-3 minutes, stirring, until they wilt and become tender. Season with salt and pepper.