RecipeSautéed Swiss Chard

Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 106
  • Protein: 4g
  • Total Fat: 7g
    • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 9g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4g
  • Sodium: 483mg

This vegetable is naturally loaded with magnesium. Sauté in olive oil, and you’ll get the added benefits of monounsaturated fat. (To save some calories, skip the oil.) When steamed or microwaved, 1 cup of Swiss chard has only 35 calories!

  • Prep time
  • Total Time
This recipe makes 2 Servings
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 pounds fresh Swiss chard, thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • ground black pepper, to taste

In a large nonstick skillet over high heat, warm the oil. Add the garlic and cook, stirring constantly 1 – 2 minutes.

Add the Swiss chard and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook 4 – 5 minutes, until the Swiss chard is soft and reduced by half in volume. Serve immediately.

Serving Size: 1 cup