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Spicy Greens

Sometimes the most basic dishes are the most special. Red pepper flakes, garlic and lemon juice simply season Swiss chard for a quick-and-easy side from our home economists.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 2 pounds Swiss chard, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  • In a Dutch oven, saute chard in oil for 3-5 minutes or just until wilted.
  • Stir in the garlic, lemon juice, pepper flakes and salt; cover and cook 2-3 minutes longer or until tender.
Nutrition Facts
2/3 cup: 45 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 372mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable.

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  • anitamm
    Mar 17, 2014

    I added bacon and diced onion then replaced the lemon juice with apple cider vinegar. Very good!!

  • PreacherWife48
    Feb 11, 2013

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