Lemon-Garlic Rainbow Chard


This rainbow chard recipe is an awesome-tasting dish. I love greens, garlic, and lemon — this blends all three!

looking down at a large bowl of lemon garlic rainbow chard
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 3 bunches rainbow chard, trimmed and rinsed

  • 6 tablespoons olive oil

  • 6 cloves garlic, sliced, or to taste

  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Separate the stems of the chard from the leaves; cut leaves into thin strips and set aside. Thinly slice the stems.

  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet or pot over medium heat. Stir in garlic, red pepper flakes, and chard stems; cook and stir for 3 minutes until garlic mellows and stems begin to soften.

  3. Stir in shredded chard leaves, cover, and cook 5 minutes over medium-low heat. Stir, re-cover, and continue cooking until chard is tender. Toss with lemon juice to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

220 Calories
21g Fat
8g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 220
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Sodium 364mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 54mg 272%
Calcium 96mg 7%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 673mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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