Beet Green Gratin

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 15 min
  • Prep: 25 min
  • Cook: 50 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

1 tablespoon butter

12 ounces sliced mushrooms

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 pound beet greens, cleaned and picked

Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper

4 egg yolks, beaten

1 cups ricotta

1/2 cup grated Parmesan

1/2 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup crumbled crackers (recommended: Ritz crackers)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Melt the butter in a saucepan. Add the mushrooms and garlic and sweat. Add the beet greens and mix well. Remove pan from heat. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the egg yolks, ricotta, Parmesan cheese, and salt. Combine everything and put into a lightly oiled 9 by 11-inch baking dish. Top with the crumbled crackers and bake for 30 minutes covered. Uncover and bake for an additional 15 minutes.