Rating: 4.5 stars
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  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 4

This recipe for Italian-style Swiss chard has been in the family for years. If you like garlic, this recipe is for you.

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Wash the Swiss chard and cut into 1 inch strips. Separate the thick and tough stalk sections from the upper leafy strips.

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  • Bring the water and 1 tablespoon of salt to a boil in a large saucepan.

  • Cook the stalk sections in the salted boiling water for 2 minutes. Stir in the leafy strips and cook until the leaves are wilted and the stalks are fork tender, about 6 minutes. Drain and set aside.

  • Heat the olive oil, garlic, and red pepper flakes in a large skillet over medium heat until aromatic, about 3 minutes. Add the drained Swiss chard, cook and stir for 2 minutes; season with salt to taste.

Nutrition Facts

75 calories; protein 1.2g; carbohydrates 3.2g; fat 6.9g; sodium 1865.7mg. Full Nutrition
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