Swiss Chard with Onions Recipe

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Submitted by marjoriemae

Makes 4 servings



Use both leaves and stems of the swiss chard.

Recipe Ingredients for Swiss Chard with Onions

1 1/2 lb swiss chard
1 T olive oil
1 T butter
1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1/8 t ground pepper

Recipe Directions for Swiss Chard with Onions

  1. Cut stems and center ribs from chard, discarding any tough portions.

  2. Cut stems and ribs crosswise into 2" pieces.

  3. Stack chard leaves a few at a time, roll up lengthwise into cylinders and cut cylinders crosswise into 1" wide pieces.

  4. Heat oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat until foam subsides.

  5. Add onion, garlic and pepper and cook, covered, stirring occasionally unil the onion begins to soften, about 8 minutes.

  6. Add chard stems and ribs and pepper and cook, covered, stiring occasionally until stems are just tender, about 10 minutes.

  7. Add chard leaves in batches, stirring and waiting until wilted before adding next batch, then cook, covered until tender, 4 to 6 minutes.

  8. Transfer with a slotted spoon to a serving bowl.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 205.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
59
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.6g
10%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Sodium
384mg
16%
Potassium
690mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
9.2g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
3.1g
Protein
3.5g
Vitamin A 210% Vitamin C 89%
Calcium 10% Iron 18%
* 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
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • Very high in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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