Cran-Orange Swiss Chard Recipe
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Cran-Orange Swiss Chard Recipe

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Here's a holiday side dish with lots of flavor. It's something different to add to the table! —Joan Jackaman, Nobleton, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 10 cups chopped Swiss chard
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons dried cranberries
  • Dash salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 104 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 230mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein Diabetic Exchanges:2 vegetable, 1 fat


  1. In a large skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add chard; saute for 3-5 minutes or just until wilted.
  2. Stir in the orange juice, cranberries, salt and pepper; cook for 1-2 minutes or until cranberries are softened. Sprinkle with walnuts. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cran-Orange Swiss Chard in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2008, p171

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Reviewed Jan. 27, 2015

"I really liked this although my 8-year old turned his nose up at it and he is usually good with new and different foods. I had never used Swiss chard before and this recipe was easy and made the chard have a clean, crisp taste."

Reviewed Jan. 10, 2013

"Good and easy to make"

Reviewed Dec. 6, 2012

"followed recipe to the letter. Fresh, Delicious.

I was glad to find a recipe without cream in it."

Reviewed Jul. 11, 2011

"Very good and tasty."

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