Sautéed Swiss Chard with Fruit & Nuts

January 23, 2014


Author Notes: A 10-minute side dish packed with vitamins and antioxidants.foxeslovelemons

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch Swiss chard
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Hungarian pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 3 tablespoons golden raisins
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Remove stems from chard; cut stems crosswise into 1-inch pieces. Cut chard leaves crosswise into 2-inch pieces. Keep stems and leaves separate.
  2. In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic, Hungarian pepper, almonds and chard stems. Cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Add raisins, lemon juice, salt, black pepper and chard leaves. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until leaves are just wilted, stirring frequently.

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