Sauteed Swiss Chard with Croutons, Lemon & Anchovy

Sauteed Swiss Chard with Croutons, Lemon & Anchovy

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From: EatingWell Magazine, October 2019

Caesar salad, croutons and all, meets sautéed Swiss chard in this healthy side dish recipe. Serve along with roasted or baked chicken or fish for a healthy weeknight dinner.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1 pound white chard, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 slice whole-grain bread, cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • ½ teaspoon anchovy paste or 1 anchovy fillet, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon shaved Parmesan cheese

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  1. Separate chard leaves from stems; chop the stems and coarsely chop the leaves.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add bread; cook, stirring, until browned and crisp, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Reduce heat to medium. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil and the chard stems to the pan and cook, stirring, until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in the chard leaves and salt; cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 5 minutes more. Remove from heat.
  4. Combine lemon juice, mayonnaise, anchovy and pepper in a small bowl. Stir the sauce into the chard. Serve topped with the croutons and Parmesan.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ⅔ cup
  • Per serving: 136 calories; 10 g fat(2 g sat); 3 g fiber; 8 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 15 mcg folate; 3 mg cholesterol; 2 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 6,334 IU vitamin A; 21 mg vitamin C; 88 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 334 mg sodium; 598 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (127% daily value), Vitamin C (35% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 vegetable

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