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Cran-Orange Swiss Chard

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


  • 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


  • In a large skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add chard; saute for 3-5 minutes or just until wilted.
  • Stir in the orange juice, cranberries, salt and pepper; cook for 1-2 minutes or until cranberries are softened. Sprinkle with walnuts.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 104 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 230mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

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  • ldowns79
    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.

  • dzz1qy
    Jan 10, 2013

    Good and easy to make

  • Mimi Bacon
    Dec 6, 2012

    followed recipe to the letter. Fresh, Delicious.I was glad to find a recipe without cream in it.

  • jmeyers
    Nov 19, 2012

    No comment left

  • jceyler
    Jul 11, 2011

    Very good and tasty.