Sauteéd Beets & Greens

5 from 1 vote

With stunning presentation and remarkable nutritional profile, this dish is a real winner!

For an elegant side dish brimming with nutrients, look no further than this recipe for Sautéed Beets and Greens! This gorgeous dish makes use of the entire beet, from its sweet red flesh to its vitamin-rich stems. When it comes to treating your body to a healthy dose of vitamins and minerals, this recipe delivers! The leafy green tops of beets contain flavonoids with antioxidant and anti-cancer properties as well as high amounts of vitamin K, E, and C. Meanwhile, the beet itself also carries a bunch of nutrients that boost the immune system, along with detoxifying properties and nitrates that increase your endurance and energy levels.

All health benefits aside, this dish makes eating veggies a magically mouthwatering experience. The natural bitterness of the greens perfectly balances the sweetness of the beets.

If you’re searching for an impressive side dish to star in your next dinner party, this easy recipe has you covered! It also serves as a lovely accompaniment to chicken and pork-based entrees. With stunning presentation and remarkable nutritional profile, Sautéed Beets and Greens are a real winner!

5 from 1 vote

Sauteéd Beets & Greens

This dish is elegant, delicious, and rich in essential vitamins your body will thank you for.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 0.25 of recipe
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Universal


  • 1 bunch beet greens rinsed (about 2 cups packed chopped greens)
  • 1 beet medium, peeled, red or gold will work
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder


  • Remove tough center stems from greens and coarsely chop.
  • Using the larger holes on a grater, shred the beet.
  • In a large skillet, add oil and turn to medium heat.
  • Add garlic and sauté 1 minute.
  • Add remaining ingredients, toss to combine, and continue cooking until greens are wilted, about 3 minutes.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Serving: 0.25of recipe | Calories: 71kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 287mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 2
Keywords Gluten-Free, Paleo, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian

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Gale Compton

Gale co-founded SkinnyMs. with a goal to provide women with delicious recipes, fitness routines, and ways to reach their ideal weight. Gale has been featured on the Today Show in which she won a cook off for the best Lasagna. Be sure to search for her winning recipe, Skinny Lasagna Rolls.

Guided by her firm belief in healthy eating and the power of exercise, Gale has written two cookbooks and several fitness ebooks. She earned her Fitness Training Certification from, National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association. Gale loves to run with her dog Maggie and has completed numerous half-marathons.

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1 Comment

  1. This was delicious. I was looking for something to do with my beets other than pickeling and this was a great way to use them fresh. Thank you!5 stars

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