Spicy Greens in Wine Sauce with Canellini and Pecans

Spicy Greens in Wine Sauce with Canellini and Pecans

Author Notes: This can be a great side or even a vegetarian main course. Simmering the greens in wine, vinegar and maple syrup until the liquid is absorbed gives them a nice texture and a deep flavor.clintonhillbilly

Serves: 2-4


  • 1 bunch swiss chard
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1/2 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 inch ginger, minced
  • 1 can white beans, drained
  • 1 handful pecans
  • 2 good shakes crushed red pepper
  • salt to taste
In This Recipe


  1. Sautee ginger and onion in olive oil until soft.
  2. Add red wine, balsamic, maple syrup, crushed pepper, chopped chard. Toss until chard is covered.
  3. Cover pot and simmer 5 minutes, then uncover and simmer until all liquid is absorbed.
  4. Add white beans, pecans. Season to taste.

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