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

Marie Simmons
Source: EatingWell Magazine, Winter 2003


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Remove ribs from chard and chop leaves into 1-inch pieces. Steam until tender. Press on the chard to remove excess liquid.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

65.1 calories; protein 2g 4% DV; carbohydrates 4.8g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 2.2g 9% DV; sugars 1.2g; fat 4.8g 7% DV; saturated fat 0.7g 3% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 6343IU 127% DV; vitamin c 19.1mg 32% DV; folate 9.4mcg 2% DV; calcium 62.7mg 6% DV; iron 2.4mg 13% DV; magnesium 89.2mg 32% DV; potassium 573.8mg 16% DV; sodium 185mg 7% DV; thiaminmg 4% DV.