Simmered Beet Greens with Roasted Beets, Lemon and Yogurt

Number of Servings: 4 (343 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 servings per container

Serving Size 343G

Amount per serving
Calories 205
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 3mg 2%
Sodium 245mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 7.5g 29%
Total Sugars 21g
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 3g
Protein 7g
Vitamin D 6%
Calcium 10%
Iron 10%
Potassium 890mg 20%
Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 20%
Vitamin E 15%
Vitamin K 4%
Thiamin 8%
Riboflavin 8%
Niacin 15%
Vitamin B6 10%
Folate 0%
Vitamin B12 0%
Biotin 0%
Chloride 0%
Pantothenate 0%
Phosphorus 8%
Iodine 0%
Magnesium 15%
Zinc 10%
Selenium 4%
Copper 20%
Manganese 40%
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 Juice, Olive Oil.

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