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Swiss Chard with Beets

 Swiss Chard with Beets
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
6 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Cook: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 bunches Swiss chard
  • 1 small red onion, halved and sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) sliced beets, drained and julienned
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted

Directions

  • Cut stems from chard; coarsely chop stems and leaves separately. Fill
  • a Dutch oven with water; bring to a boil. Add chard leaves. Return
  • to a boil; cook for 1-2 minutes or just until tender. Drain and
  • rinse in cold water; set aside.
  • In a large skillet, saute the onion, garlic, salt, pepper and chard
  • stems in oil for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Gently squeeze
  • excess moisture from chard leaves. Add leaves and beets to skillet;
  • saute for 1 minute. Add lemon juice; heat through. Just before
  • serving, sprinkle with feta cheese and walnuts.
  • Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2/3 cup) equals 172 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 791 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 8 g protein.