Spicy Sesame Swiss Chard

Heart Healthy Foods for Life, Leslie's Featured Recipes, Side Dishes.
Swiss chard is an incredibly versatile vegetable - it can be added to soups, stir fries and casseroles, or steamed and enjoyed on its own. This is one of my favourite ways to enjoy Swiss Chard.

Spicy Sesame Swiss Chard


Quantity Ingredients
2 tsp / 10 ml Sesame oil
1 clove garlic, chopped
8 cups / 1 L Swiss chard, washed and trimmed
1/8 tsp / 0.5 ml red pepper flakes, or to taste
2 tsp/ 10 ml toasted sesame seeds


Heat sesame oil in a skillet over medium heat.  Add garlic; saute for one minute.  Add Swiss chard; cover and saute for 6 to 8 minutes, or until chard is wilted and soft.

Remove from heat.  Sprinkle with pepper flakes and sesame seeds.

Serves 4.

Per serving: 32 cal, 1 g protein, 3 g total fat (0 g saturated fat), 1 g carbohydrate, 0 g fibre, 0 mg cholesterol, 23 mg sodium.

Excellent source of: vitamin K

Low in sodium
Low in saturated fat
Low in cholesterol

Source: Heart Healthy Foods for Life