Roasted Beets & Greens with Lemon

Number of Servings: 4 (354 g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 1 hour 30 min.
Simmered Beet Greens with Roasted Beets, Lemon and Yogurt

There’s nothing quite like using the beet in its entirety from root to leaf. This simple warm salad pairs the hearty simplicity of beets with a dead simple yogurt dressing for a lovely side that would go well with any main dish.


  • 2 bunches beets, with tops
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Pepper to taste
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF. Cut the greens away from the beets, leaving about ¼” of stems. Scrub the beets and place in a baking dish or lidded ovenproof casserole. Add ¼” water to the dish. Cover tightly. Place in the oven and roast until fork-tender (30-60 minutes).
  2. While the beets are in the oven, stir the garlic into the yogurt and refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. Stem the greens and wash. Set aside.
  4. Cool beets until safe to handle (15 minutes). Trim away stems and remove skins. Cut into wedges and set aside.
  5. Heat oil in a large, wide skillet over high heat and sauté the greens until just wilted (3-5 minutes). Season with pepper and lemon juice to taste.
  6. Serve yogurt as a side dressing for the beets and greens, garnished with walnuts.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 354 g

Amount per serving
Calories 245
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.5g
Cholesterol 3mg 2%
Sodium 250mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 8g 29%
Total Sugars 21g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 3g
Protein 8g
Vitamin D 0.6mcg 6%
Calcium 127.4mg 10%
Iron 2.4mg 10%
Potassium 925mg 20%
Vitamin A 98.4mcg 10%
Vitamin C 22.3mg 25%
Vitamin E 2mg 15%
Vitamin K 4.8mcg 4%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 2mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 304.3mcg 76%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.1mcg 4%
Chloride 1.3mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.5mg 0%
Phosphorus 131mg 10%
Iodine 0.5mcg 0%
Magnesium 72.3mg 15%
Zinc 1.1mg 10%
Selenium 2.4mcg 4%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 1.1mg 50%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 1.6mcg 4%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Beets, Nonfat Plain Yogurt (cultured Pasteurized Milk, Salt, Enzymes), Lemon Juice, Olive Oil, Walnuts, Garlic.

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