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 sautéed or steamed, or added to soups, stir fries and casseroles. 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 and sauté 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.

Nutrition 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

Source: Leslie Beck's Healthy Kitchen