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Swiss Chard with Olives and Raisins Recipe

Looking for an easy Swiss Chard with Olives and Raisins recipe? Learn how to make Swiss Chard with Olives and Raisins using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by picaress

Makes 2 servings



Chard with a Mediterranean touch. Adapted from Gourmet Magazine, November 1994

Recipe Ingredients for Swiss Chard with Olives and Raisins

3/4 pound (about 1/2 large bunch) Swiss chard, washed well and drained
1/2 onion, chopped fine
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons golden raisins, chopped fine
6 black olives, pitted and chopped fine

Recipe Directions for Swiss Chard with Olives and Raisins

  1. Cut stems and thick center ribs from Swiss chard leaves. Discard center ribs and chop coarse stems and leaves separately.

  2. In a 9-inch heavy skillet cook onion in oil over moderate heat, stirring, until softened. Add stems, 2 tablespoons water, raisins, and salt to taste and cook, covered, over moderately low heat until stems are softened, about 5 minutes.

  3. Add leaves, olives, and remaining 2 tablespoons water and cook, covered, over moderate heat until leaves are wilted, about 3 minutes. Remove lid and cook, stirring occasionally, until most of liquid is evaporated and leaves are tender.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 256.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
145
Calories from Fat
76
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.5g
13%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
480mg
20%
Potassium
754mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
16.9g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3.9g
16%
Sugars
8.4g
Protein
3.7g
Vitamin A 209% Vitamin C 89%
Calcium 11% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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