Prep: 15 minutes; Cook: 15 minutes; Total time: 30 minutes.Swiss chard is packed with vitamins A, C, and K, and provides a distinctive bitter flavor to this dish.


Credit: Quentin Bacon

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Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


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  • Remove stems from chard leaves. Cut leaves into wide ribbons; slice stems. Keep leaves and stems separate.

  • Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat; cover. When hot, add shallots and sugar; cook 1 minute. Stir in orange; reduce heat to low, stirring frequently until shallots and orange are caramelized (about 10 minutes). Add vinegar.

  • Return heat to medium; stir in chard stems. Cook until softened, stirring frequently (1-2 minutes). Add chard ribbons; cover and let steam 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently. Turn off heat; re-cover pan 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, stirring frequently. Sprinkle with pistachios; serve hot or at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

162 calories; fat 11g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 7g; poly fat 2g; protein 4g; carbohydrates 15g; fiber 3g; iron 2mg; sodium 293mg; calcium 80mg.