Lemon-Garlic Rainbow Chard

5 25 240
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 15 min 4
Lemon-Garlic Rainbow Chard
Health Highlights
"I love greens, garlic, and lemon! This blends all three for an awesome-tasting side dish."


3 bunch Swiss chard (rainbow; trimmed and rinsed)
6 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
6 clove(s) Garlic (sliced, or to taste)
1 dash Red pepper flakes (crushed)
1 tbsp Lemon juice


1. Separate the stems of the chard from the leaves. Cut the leaves into thin strips and set aside. Thinly slice the stems.
2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet or pot over medium heat.

3. Stir in the sliced garlic, red pepper flakes, and chard stems, and cook for 3 minutes until the flavor of the garlic mellows and the stems begin to soften.

4. Stir in the shredded chard leaves, cover, and cook 5 minutes over medium-low heat.

5. Stir, recover, and continue cooking until the chard is tender.

6. Toss with lemon juice to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 240
Calories from fat 189
Calories from saturated fat 26.2
Total Fat 21.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.9 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 15.1 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 498 mg
Potassium 907 mg
Total Carbohydrate 10.3 g
Dietary Fiber 3.9 g
Sugars 2.7 g
Protein 4.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Vegetables 6.1

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