Braised Swiss Chard Recipe

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Photo by Danny Kim
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 70 calories
    • Fat 4 g (sat 1g)
    • Cholesterol 3 mg
    • Sodium 727 mg
    • Protein 5 g
    • Carbohydrate 7 g
    • Sugar 2 g
    • Fiber 3 g
    • Iron 3 mg
    • Calcium 91 mg

Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the bacon and chard stems. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the bacon is browned and the stems are tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Gradually add the chard leaves and garlic. Cook, stirring, until the leaves are wilted, 5 to 7 minutes. Add the broth, hot sauce, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the leaves are tender, 15 to 20 minutes. 

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 tablespoon olive oil
  2. Check 4 slices bacon, chopped
  3. Check 3 bunches Swiss chard, stems sliced and leaves chopped (about 20 cups total), separated
  4. Check 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  5. Check 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  6. Check 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  7. Check Kosher salt and black pepper

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the bacon and chard stems. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the bacon is browned and the stems are tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Gradually add the chard leaves and garlic. Cook, stirring, until the leaves are wilted, 5 to 7 minutes. Add the broth, hot sauce, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the leaves are tender, 15 to 20 minutes.