Garden-Fresh Rainbow Chard

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Updated: Feb. 03, 2022
Chard, a member of the beet family, is prized for its green leaves and colorful stalks. Stir up these good-for-you greens with garlic and red onion. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Garden-Fresh Rainbow Chard Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium red onion, halved and sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 bunches rainbow Swiss chard, coarsely chopped (about 16 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. In a 6-qt. stockpot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir until tender, 2-3 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  2. Add broth and chard; cook and stir until chard is tender, 5-6 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice, salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 115 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 631mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat.