Sautéed Chard Agrodolce

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Sautéed Chard AgrodolceRecipe
Photo: Whitney Ott, Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen


Agrodolce is Italian for sour-sweet flavors typically created with vinegar and sugar. It's a perfect counterpoint to sautéed greens in this quick and simple side dish.

Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)


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2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 cup thinly sliced shallots
4 garlic cloves, minced
6 cups chopped Swiss chard
1/2 cup dried sweet cherries
1 tablespoon water
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar


Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes

1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add shallots; sauté 2 minutes. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Add chard, cherries, 1 tablespoon water, pepper, and salt; toss to coat. Sauté 2 minutes or until chard begins to wilt. Stir in vinegar.

Created date

September 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 122
Fat 2.4 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 1.7 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 2 g
Carbohydrate 23 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 241 mg
Calcium 62 mg