Swiss Chard with Almonds and Shallots

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"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

Yield:

2 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

December 2004
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