Meatballs With Sautéed Chard

Meatballs With Sauteed Chard
Jose Picayo
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Serves 4
preparation
25
minutes
cooking
25
minutes

Ingredients

1 1/4
pounds
ground pork
1/4
cup
pine nuts
1/4
cup
currants or chopped raisins
1/4
teaspoon
ground cinnamon
kosher salt and black pepper
1
tablespoon
olive oil
2
cloves garlic, thinly sliced
2
bunches
bunches Swiss chard, leaves cut into 2-inch strips (about 12 cups)
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.
Kate Merker
September 2009

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 509
  • Fat 39 g
  • Sat Fat 12 g
  • Cholesterol 102 mg
  • Sodium 1,169 mg
  • Protein 29 g
  • Carbohydrate 11 g
  • Fiber 5 g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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