Sauteed Swiss Chard

While Swiss Chard and Collards might not be my favorite vegetables, I like to switch up my greens every once in awhile!  A simple saute is all these need.


Sauteed Swiss Chard

(taken from Cuisine at Home, Oct 2011)

2 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp minced garlic

2 bunches Swiss chard, stems removed, leaves coarsely chopped

2 tsp fresh lemon juice

1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

1/8 tsp ground nutmeg

salt to taste

Heat oil in saute pan over medium heat.  Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.  Add a handful of chard at a time, stirring after each addition and allowing the greens to wilt.  Stir in lemon juice, pepper flakes and nutmeg.  Cook chard until tender, about 5 minutes more, season with salt.

Nutritional Information: per 1/6th of recipe

73 cal, 5g fat (1g sat), 0mg cholesterol, 322 mg sodium, 6g carbs, 2g fiber, 3g protein

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