Beets & Carrots with Beet Greens

My soon to be world famous Garam Masala Scented Chicken Torte with Bacon, Pear, Pama and Chestnuts, although wickedly rich and wonderful, is decidedly beige. This lack of color concerned me and I pondered what type of vegetable could perk up the plate when seated next to a slice of this Torte. I also had not been to the grocery store for a week and so was seriously limited by my near empty vegetable drawer in the fridge.

A simple Arugula Salad, tossed with Goat Cheese Feta, Craisins, EVO and Champagne Vinegar sounded good, but would have required going to the store. Thus, this option was eliminated.

The contents of my vegetable bin turned out to be quite colorful, though slim and what I ended up with turned out to be a perfect accessory for my beige, quite long named, Chicken Torte.


3 Red Beets

10 Baby Carrots

1/4 small Red Onion, finely chopped

Shredded Leaves removed from stems of Beet Greens

1 1/2 Tbsp Coconut Oil

1/2 Tsp Garam Masala

1/2 Tsp Rogan Josh

1 Tsp Kosher Salt

1 Tbsp Sugar

1 Tbsp Pama


Start with 3 lovely medium sized Beets, peel them and cut them in eighths. Insert the Grater Blade in your Food Processor and place the cut beets in the Feed Tube. Follow the beets with 10 Baby Carrots.

Tear the leaves off the Beet stems and wash them well to remove the grit that always accompanies them home from the store. Finely chop 1/4 of a small Red Onion.

In a medium size skillet heat Coconut Oil over medium heat. Add the Garam Masala and the Rogan Josh and stir for a minute or two, until fragrant. Add the red onion and continue to cook until soft, stirring often.

Add the Beets and Carrots and stir for a couple of more minutes.

Now add the greens and the Pama. Sprinkle with Salt & Sugar and cook until greens get soft and dark, stirring often.

How’s that for color? Quite Christmasy, no?

And look how it glams that Beige Torte:

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  1. I love beets and am always on the lookout for new ways to prepare them. This sounds like a keeper! Thanks for sharing. 🙂

    And have a great trip to England, by the way!

    • Thanks Hannah and thanks for stopping by! I love your blog, btw. My son is a Vegan and my middle daughter Pescatarian, so I am always searching for a one dish pleases all dinner solution!

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