As we enter the pre-lenten period, we’re preparing with lent-friendly recipes! This beet recipe from Emmy Louvaris is easy, healthy, and delicious! Get the recipe below and follow Emmy on Facebook and Instagram.


1 Bunch Beets with tops
Garlic – coarsely chopped
Olive Oil
Balsamic vinegar
Salt & Pepper
(Measure with your heart 🙂


  1. Cut the greens off the Beet Root and reserve
  2. Rinse well
  3. Peel the beets
  4. Slice into desired size
  5. In a pot, boil the beet roots in salted water for about 15 minutes * Add the greens to the pot and continue boiling until tender
  6. Drain – (you can reserve the liquid to add to fruit smoothies, juices or soups)
  7. Place in a serving dish – Sprinkle the garlic, salt & pepper to taste, drizzle olive oil and balsamic vinegar
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