Beet Green Gratin

25 Ratings
Recipe courtesy ofAlton Brown

Total: 1 hr 15 min Prep: 25 min Cook: 50 min

Yield: 6 to 8 servings

Level: Easy



  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 12 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound beet greens, cleaned and picked
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • 4 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 cups ricotta
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup crumbled crackers (recommended: Ritz crackers)


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  • Melt the butter in a saucepan. Add the mushrooms and garlic and sweat. Add the beet greens and mix well. Remove pan from heat. Season with salt and pepper.

  • In a separate bowl, combine the egg yolks, ricotta, Parmesan cheese, and salt. Combine everything and put into a lightly oiled 9 by 11-inch baking dish. Top with the crumbled crackers and bake for 30 minutes covered. Uncover and bake for an additional 15 minutes.

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Show: Good Eats
Episode: Beet It

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