Swiss Chard with Onions & Garlic Recipe
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Swiss Chard with Onions & Garlic Recipe

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I like to dress up this Swiss chard by serving it with pasta, but it’s also a tasty side dish all on its own. My boys love it and ask for it often. —Rebekah Chappel, Portales, New Mexico
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1/2 cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 bunches Swiss chard, coarsely chopped (about 16 cups)
  • 1/2 cup walnut halves, toasted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 159 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 381mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 starch.


  1. In a 6-qt. stockpot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onions; cook and stir until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  2. Add vinegar, stirring to loosen any browned bits from pot. Add remaining ingredients; cook 4-6 minutes or until chard is tender, stirring occasionally. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Originally published as Swiss Chard with Onions & Garlic in Taste of Home February/March 2015, p76

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robbiejackson User ID: 4907377 259684
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2017

"Wow, so good! I had Cabernet balsamic vinegar on hand so I used that. Cut in half for hubby and me. quick, easy and yummy!"

Grama Bev User ID: 5892638 252171
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2016

"This is an excellent side dish and very bulky and delicious."

olsoy User ID: 1106803 222151
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2015

"This was so delicious and fresh-tasting! LOVED the walnuts in it!!!"

MY REVIEW User ID: 111664 221565
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2015

"Really tasty and beautiful. We omitted the walnuts due to an allergy, but it was so good even without them. The whole family enjoyed it, and I found it quick and easy to make on a busy weeknight. Will definitely make again."

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