Beet Greens with Bacon


Enjoy this saute as a side or serve on crostini as an appetizer.


  • 3 beets

  • 4 slices bacon, chopped

  • 4 scallions, sliced

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. 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.

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