Recipe courtesy of Michael Lomonaco

Beet Greens and Honey Walnuts

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 pounds beet greens, well washed, stems removed, coarsely chopped

1 tablespoon chopped garlic

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1 tablespoon whole butter

1 cup whole, shelled walnuts

2 tablespoons honey

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large saute pan and add the beet greens. Stir-fry the greens over high heat and add the garlic, salt and pepper.
  2. Lower the heat and let the greens simmer in its own juices for 5 minutes before pouring the greens into a serving dish.
  3. Heat the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat for 1 minute before adding the walnuts. Shake the nuts in the hot butter, add the honey and coat well before pouring over the beet greens.