Winter

Beet GreenĀ Popovers

January 24, 2014
Author Notes

Any cooked greens will do, but I came to love the earthy, sweet aroma that beet greens give to these popovers. —BrainSturtz

  • Makes 6 popovers
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup bread flour
  • 1 bunch of beet greens (from 3 beets) de-stemmed and chopped
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 450
  2. Saute greens in butter and garlic for 3-5 minutes until soft
  3. Add milk to greens and steep for a couple of mlnutes
  4. Add mixture to blender and puree until smooth
  5. In three batches, blend in the flour
  6. Lastly, blend in your eggs and salt until a thin, crepe-like batter has formed
  7. Spray the cups of a popover pan with nonstick spray
  8. Pour the mixture in each cup, 3/4 full
  9. Bake in center of oven for 20 minutes and DO NOT open the oven
  10. Turn down temperature to 325 and cook for another 15 minutes - again, DON'T open the oven
  11. Take pan out of oven and poke a tiny hole in each popover with a knife to release the steam
  12. Slide popovers out onto a wire rack to cool
  13. Eat em up with a little hot sauce and poached eggs

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