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Sautéed Chard Agrodolce

Photo: Whitney Ott, Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen

 

Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 10 mins
Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.