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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


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  • 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; carbohydrates 8.2g; dietary fiber 2.7g; sugars 1.7g; fat 10.4g; saturated fat 1.7g; cholesterol 2.6mg; vitamin a iu 6333.8IU; vitamin c 20.8mg; folate 15.3mcg; calcium 88.3mg; iron 2.6mg; magnesium 95.5mg; potassium 598.3mg; sodium 334mg.