Beet Greens & Quinoa

By Micki Brown

Serves 4



1 bunch beet greens, stems removed, chopped

1 onion, chopped

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

2 tsp minced garlic

½ tsp (or to taste) sea salt

¼ tsp black pepper

Juice of 1 lemon

¼ cup water or broth

2 cups cooked quinoa


Heat the olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet or sauté pan. Add the onions and sauté until they start turning brown. Add the garlic, salt and pepper and continue cooking for about 1 minute. Add the beet greens and sauté until they are wilted. Add the lemon juice and water or broth and continue cooking for 1-2 more minutes. Add the quinoa, stir to combine, continue to cook until the quinoa is heated through. Serve and enjoy!