Meatballs With Sautéed Chard

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 509 calories
    • Fat 39 g
    • Sat Fat 12 g
    • Cholesterol 102 mg
    • Sodium 1,169 mg
    • Protein 29 g
    • Carbohydrate 11 g
    • Fiber 5 g

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 1/4pounds ground pork
  2. Check 1/4cup pine nuts
  3. Check 1/4cup currants or chopped raisins
  4. Check 1/4teaspoon ground cinnamon
  5. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  6. Check 1tablespoon olive oil
  7. Check 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  8. Check 2bunches bunches Swiss chard, leaves cut into 2-inch strips (about 12 cups)
  9. Check 1 small baguette, sliced

Directions

  1. Heat broiler. In a large bowl, combine the pork, pine nuts, currants, cinnamon, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  2. Form the mixture into 20 walnut-size meatballs and place on a foil-lined baking sheet. Broil, turning once, until cooked through, 6 to 8 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook the garlic, stirring, until golden, 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the chard, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper and cook, tossing, until wilted. Serve with the meatballs and bread.