And the Beet Goes On

Serves: 4
Source: National Cancer Institute

Ingredients

  • 4 large beets with greens
  • ½ cup 100% orange juice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Cooking Preparation

  • 1. Wash the beets and their leaves well.
  • 2. Cut the green off the beets leaving an inch of stem.
  • 3. Cut the greens into ¼ inch pieces. Set aside.
  • 4. Cover the beets with water in the saucepan and cook whole until tender (35-40 minutes.)
  • 5. Drain and run under cold water to cool.
  • 6. Peel and cut into quarters.
  • 7. Pace green in large skillet with 100% orange juice.
  • 8. Toss in quartered beets and continue cooking, uncovered, until they are heated through and the liquid is almost gone.
  • 9. Season with salt and serve.