Quick Caramelized Onions Swiss Chard

Quick Caramelized Onions Swiss Chard Recipe
Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Caramelized Onions add savory flavor to wilted Swiss chard. Choose Quick Caramelized Onions Swiss Chard as a healthy side to round out your dinner menu.


Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 64
Fat 1.4 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Sodium 253 mg


1 teaspoon olive oil
2 cups sliced yellow onion
Dash of baking soda
12 cups chopped Swiss chard
2 tablespoons water
2 teaspoons sherry vinegar
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add olive oil; swirl to coat. Add onion and baking soda; cook 10 minutes or until browned. Add Swiss chard and water to pan; cook 3 minutes or until chard wilts. Stir in vinegar and freshly ground black pepper.

Adam Hickman,

Cooking Light

January 2013
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