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 TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 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 Facts2/3 cup: 45 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 372mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable.
Originally published as Spicy Greens in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2010