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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.

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


  • 10 cup coarsely chopped Swiss chard (about 10 ounces)
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 none garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • none Dash of black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar


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: 51none
  • 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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Swiss Chard with Garlic and Oregano Recipe