Baby Beets with Beet Greens
Serves 4 to 6
At the farmers market youll often find vegetables that are gigantic, peculiar in shape or especially small, like our local beets available both early and late in the season. Their verdant crown of leaves is always fresh and tender, and its a simple matter to serve them together. The beets can be any variety or shape, such as golden or chioggia varieties.
- 16 to 24 small beets, greens intact, about 2 lbs.
- 1 ½ Tbs. olive oil
- Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
- 1 Tbs. fresh lime or lemon juice or balsamic vinegar, to taste
- 1 ½ Tbs. chopped dill, fresh coriander or tarragon