You don't have to discard the leaves of the beetroot, they are actually pretty tasty and healthy to eat. This is a simple recipe for sauteed beetroot leaves with garlic.
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200g beetroot leaves
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
salt and pepper, to taste
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Method Prep:5min › Cook:10min › Ready in:15min
Rinse and drain leaves. Cut the stalks into 3cm long pieces and set aside. Place leaves on top of each other and cut into strips.
Heat oil in a large skillet and cook garlic over low heat, until fragrant. Add stalks and cook and stir for 2 minutes. Then add the leaves and cook for a few minutes, stirring occasionally, until soft and wilted. Season with salt and pepper to taste and transfer to a serving dish. Serve hot.