Some times you just need to take inspiration where you can get it. Otherwise known as leftovers from making roasted beets. Just like Sam I Am, of Dr. Seuss lore. Some people have a hard time getting their head around eating their greens. But by adding something as simple as, ham and bacon fat, surprise greens are delicious!
Green Eggs and Ham
Beet greens from 2 bunches of beets, chopped
3 tablespoons bacon fat, or butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 oz. honey cured ham
salt and pepper
Red pepper flake to taste
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Sauté chopped beet greens and garlic in bacon fat for about 15 to 20 minutes, then add the sliced ham. Allow the greens to become thoroughly wilted.
Turn the greens mixture into to two greased ramekins. Create a small well and crack two eggs into each dish and top with red pepper flake.
Bake for 15-20 minutes until eggs are set and serve warm from the oven with a nice slice of sour dough toast for dipping.