Simmered Beet Greens with Roasted Beets, Lemon and Yogurt

Number of Servings: 4 (227 G)
Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook 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 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Pepper to taste
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat the 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 tender (30-60 minutes).
  2. Cool beets until safe to handle. Trim away stems and remove skins. Cut in wedges and set aside.
  3. While the beets are in the oven, stem the greens and wash. Set aside.
  4. Heat oil in a large, wide skillet over high heat and saute the greens until just wilted (3-5 minutes). Season with pepper and lemon juice to taste.
  5. Stir the garlic into the yogurt and serve as a side dressing for the beets and greens, garnished with walnuts.

Nutrition Facts

4.00 servings per container

Serving Size 227G

Amount per serving
Calories 150
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 140mg 6%
Potassium 480mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Total Sugars 12g
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 2g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 10%
Iron 8%
Vitamin D 4%
Vitamin E 10%
Vitamin K 6%
Thiamin 4%
Riboflavin 4%
Niacin 2%
Vitamin B6 6%
Folate 40%
Vitamin B12 0%
Biotin 0%
Chloride 0%
Pantothenate 2%
Phosphorus 6%
Iodine 0%
Magnesium 8%
Zinc 4%
Selenium 2%
Copper 8%
Manganese 25%
Chromium 0%
Molybdenum 0%

* 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, Olive Oil.

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