(From our bible, Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone.)
-Remove the greens from a bunch of beets.
-Scrub the beets and steam them until tender, about 20-25 minutes.
-Rinse the beets under cold water and slip the skins. Set aside.
-Wash the greens and steam them until tender, about 5 minutes.
-Toss the cooked greens with 1 TBS butter and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
-Arrange them in a nest on a plate.
-Heat the beets with another TBS butter, a finely chopped clove of fresh garlic and a pinch of salt.
-Add 2 tsp Balsamic vinegar and shake the pan until the vinegar evaporates.
-Spoon the beets into the center of the greens and serve.