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.

Carolyn Casner
Source: EatingWell Magazine, October 2019


Recipe Summary

30 mins
30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Separate chard leaves from stems; chop the stems and coarsely chop the leaves.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

136 calories; protein 3.7g 7% DV; carbohydrates 8.2g 3% DV; dietary fiber 2.7g 11% DV; sugars 1.7g; fat 10.4g 16% DV; saturated fat 1.7g 8% DV; cholesterol 2.6mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 6333.8IU 127% DV; vitamin c 20.8mg 35% DV; folate 15.3mcg 4% DV; calcium 88.3mg 9% DV; iron 2.6mg 14% DV; magnesium 95.5mg 34% DV; potassium 598.3mg 17% DV; sodium 334mg 13% DV.