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Swiss Chard with Garlic and Oregano

After you rinse and drain the chard, there should be just enough water clinging to the leaves for it to wilt.

Cooking Light NOVEMBER 2002

  • Yield: 2 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

  • 10 cup coarsely chopped Swiss chard (about 10 ounces)
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash of black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar

Preparation

Rinse Swiss chard with cold water; drain chard well.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic, and sauté 1 minute or until slightly golden. Add chard. Cover and cook 1 minute or until chard begins to wilt. Stir in oregano, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in vinegar.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 51
  • Calories from fat: 46%
  • Fat: 2.6g
  • Saturated fat: 0.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 2.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 6.1g
  • Fiber: 2.4g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 2.8mg
  • Sodium: 454mg
  • Calcium: 80mg
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