Simple Sautéed (Rainbow) Chard
A simple side dish that celebrates the leafy green that is Swiss Chard. Simple, healthy, gluten-free and clean eating, this side pairs well with any protein or main of your choice.
- 1 bundle Swiss Chard rainbow or any variety
- 1 tbsp extra light olive oil or coconut oil
- 1 clove garlic finely grated
- ½ tsp Himalayan salt to taste
- ½ tsp ground black pepper to taste
Optional for topping:
- ¼ cup Parmesan cheese or any hard salty cheese (optional)
- ¼ cup cashews or pine nuts (optional)
- wedges of lime or lemon
Rinse each leaf under cold running water to remove any dirt and pat them dry.
Slice the stems from the leaves and chop both sections up.
To a pan set on medium heat, add the oil and grated garlic and fry until just fragrant.
Add the stems and quick fry for 1 minute before adding in the chopped leaves and sauteing for 3-4 minutes until all the leaves have wilted.
Season your greens with salt (and pepper) to taste.
Optional: Allow your greens to cool a bit and top with nuts and cheese. Serve with wedges of lime or lemon (this pairs especially well is serving alongside seafood)
Store any leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days or freeze it for up to 9 months.
Calories: 102kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 393mg | Potassium: 53mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 64IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 1mg