It only takes a few minutes to whip up these healthy greens.

Lori Powell
Recipe by Health November 2015

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Travis Rathbone; Styling: Megan Hedgpeth

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
18 mins
total:
33 mins
Yield:
Serves: 6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 1 In a heavy 5-quart Dutch oven, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, 5 to 8 minutes. Transfer to paper towels.

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  • Add onion and salt to pot; sauté over medium heat until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and red pepper flakes; sauté for 1 minute. Add beet greens by the handful and cook, stirring, until just wilted, about 2 minutes. Add juice, dates and vinegar; simmer until liquid has reduced and thickened and greens are tender, about 2 minutes.

  • Spoon into a serving bowl, sprinkle with bacon and serve.

Nutrition Facts

147 calories; fat 7g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 0g; poly fat 0g; protein 4g; carbohydrates 19g; fiber 5g; cholesterol 10mg; iron 2mg; sodium 587mg; calcium 110mg.
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