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Sautéed Chard with Chile & Garlic


From EatingWell:  Winter 2003, EatingWell Serves Two, The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)

Spicy red pepper, garlic and lemon juice balance any bitterness in this sauteed chard dish.

2 servings | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes



  1. Remove ribs from chard and chop leaves into 1-inch pieces. Steam until tender. Press on the chard to remove excess liquid.
  2. Place oil and garlic in a medium skillet and cook over low heat until the garlic begins to sizzle. Add crushed red pepper to taste and cook until the garlic is golden. Add the steamed chard and toss until heated through. Season with lemon juice.


Per serving : 65 Calories; 5 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 4 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 5 g Carbohydrates; 2 g Protein; 2 g Fiber; 185 mg Sodium; 574 mg Potassium

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat