Balsamic Swiss Chard

Side Dishes.
Swiss chard is one of my favourite leafy green vegetables - it's a side I serve often. If you grow Swiss chard in your garden, double or triple this recipe and freeze the leftovers so you can enjoy it throughout the winter months.

Balsamic Swiss Chard


Quantity Ingredients
1 tsp / 5 ml canola oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
6 cups / 1.5 L Swiss chard, washed and trimmed
1 tbsp / 15 ml balsamic vinegar
1/4 tsp / 1 ml coarse sea salt
Amount freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; sauté for 1 minute. Add Swiss chard; cover and steam for 4 to 5 minutes, until chard begins to wilt.

Remove from heat, sprinkle with vinegar.  Season with salt and pepper.

Serves 4.

Per serving: 23 calories, 1 g protein, 1 g total fat (0 g saturated fat), 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fibre, 0 mg cholesterol, 266 mg sodium

Source: Leslie Beck's Healthy Kitchen