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Swiss Chard with Almonds and Shallots

Yield 2 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
"I had some greens left over from another recipe. I thought the almonds might complement them, and happily, it turned out well. This makes a great side dish for two people." -Alisa Davis, Washington, DC

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced shallots
  • 3 cups sliced Swiss chard (about 3 ounces)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon slivered almonds, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 44
  • caloriesfromfat 59 %
  • fat 2.9 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 2.1 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 1.5 g
  • carbohydrate 4 g
  • fiber 1.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.2 mg
  • sodium 264 mg
  • calcium 35 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add shallots; cook 2 minutes or until shallots begin to brown, stirring frequently. Stir in chard. Cover and cook 2 minutes or until chard wilts. Remove from heat; stir in salt and black pepper. Sprinkle with almonds.