Garbanzo beans are a great staple to any meal... they're full of yumminess and I'm sure they're full of nutritiousness too but I feel too lazy to go to the Google machine to look up protein content. 

Sometimes I just hate dealing with cooking meat, but I still need something to base my meal around that is a little more substantial than leaves. Beans are a perfect staple food to use instead! Today I roasted some beautiful golden beets (see how to roast beets) and decided to use the beet greens in my entree. Waste not want not!

This recipe used:
-Beet greens from 3 large beets
-2 Cans of pre-cooked garbanzo beans
-Half an onion
-Olive oil
-Garlic salt, pepper, lemon juice

Simply heat your oil in the pan and throw in some hazardously chopped onions (unless you have one of those fancy magic bullets that chops up the onions faster than the speed of light). Cook until the onions become soft and fragrant (I'm not sure how you can tell that onions have become fragrant, but fancy food blogs always use that word, so I'm throwing it out there too), then add rinsed beet greens. Cook until the beet greens become wilted.
Rinse your garbanzo beans in a colander (who knew that's how you spelled colander?), then mix the beans into greens and onions. Let sizzle until the beans soften and you feel the time is right. Season with salt, pepper, garlic salt, and lemon juice to taste!
Sorry the photo is blurry, I was excited.

Hope you enjoy your garbanzo beans! Let me know how it went!


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