Was;h the greens in a sink filled with cold water. Drain greens and wash a second time. Drain greens and cut away any heavy stems. Cut leaves into bite-sized pieces. Set aside.
In a large skillet or 3-qt saucepan, cook bacon until lightly browned on medium heat (or heat 1 tbsp of bacon fat). Add onions. Cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion softens and starts to brown. Stir in garlic. Add water to the hot pan, stirring to loosen any particles from bottom of pan. Stir in sugar and red pepper. Bring mixture to boil.
Add the beet greens, gently toss in the onion mixture so the greens are well coated. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 5-15 minutes until the greens are tender. Stir in vinegar.
* For kale or collard greens continue cooking additonal 20-25 minutes or until desired tenderness.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (153g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 30 (43%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 3.3g||4 %|
|Saturated Fat 1.1g||5 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 1.4g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.4g|
|Cholesterol 4.8mg||1 %|
|Sodium 312.6mg||11 %|
|Potassium 881.3mg||23 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 8g||2 %|
|Dietary Fiber 4.2g||17 %|
|Sugars, other 3.7g|
|Protein 3.4g||5 %|
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Calories per serving: 70
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