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Sautéed Beets, Greens and Green Garlic


3-4 beets, peeled, quartered and sliced thin
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large onion, diced
3 small bulbs green garlic, chopped
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
1/4 teaspoon red chili flakes
Salt to taste
2 bunches greens (kale, chard, beet greens), stemmed and chopped


  1. Steam beets until fork tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in pan on medium heat and add the cumin seeds. Sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add the onion, green garlic, turmeric, chili flakes and a pinch of salt. Sauté until onions are soft, about 4-5 minutes.
  4. Add the green to the onion mixture and sauté until wilted, about 5-8 minutes.
  5. Add the steamed beets to the greens, mix until combined and add salt to taste.