Quick Easy Swiss Chard

Quick Easy Swiss Chard Recipe

Quick easy Swiss Chard with gluten-free options is so simple, with just 4 ingredients. 1 pound of fresh Swiss chard, extra virgin olive oil, coriander powder, and garlic powder. When preparing gluten-free for diet, rinse chard well and use gluten-free olive oil and spices.

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Swiss Chard is a Powerhouse of Nutrition

Swiss chard is a powerhouse of nutrition providing magnesium, iron, potassium, and fiber. It is a low-calorie addition to any meal that is sure to please. Chard has a mild earthy flavor that pairs well with most meats. When selecting your chard look for bright colors, firm leaves, and stalks. Chard will keep for two to four days in the refrigerator. This quick easy Swiss chard recipe is sure to please.

Chard is high in antioxidants providing nutrients that help to protect cells from oxidative stress leading to free radical damage. They provide a powerful anti-inflammatory compound with many health benefits such as lowering blood pressure, lowering the chances of certain types of cancer, and preventing heart disease. Chard provides vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B6, vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C, pantothenic acid, folate, and choline. It is considered a superfood because of its outstanding nutrient content.

This quick easy Swiss chard recipe is so easy to prepare.

This super simple recipe is sure to please and so easy to prepare. Begin by washing your greens and draining the water, drying with paper towels if needed. Before chopping the chard remove the stems including the spines as they can be bitter and tough.

Quick Easy Swiss Chard
Powerhouse Superfood Swiss Chard

Start by Chopping

This easy sautéed chard requires so little preparation. Start by chopping from top-down and then roll leaves from sides to compact then cut crosswise.

Quick Easy Swiss Chard Recipe
Chopped Swiss Chard

Drizzle EVO In Skillet

Drizzle extra virgin olive oil in a large skillet and bring to medium heat adding the chopped Swiss chard.

heat pan with a drizzle of oil
Drizzle large skillet with extra virgin olive oil

Add Swiss Chard to the Skillet

Add chopped Swiss Chard to the skillet when heated and sprinkle chard with coriander and garlic powder, then toss to coat with oil. Cook for three to five minutes stirring and tossing continuously to preferred doneness.

Quick Easy Swiss Chard
Cook for three to five minutes.

Test for doneness to your preference, cover, and cook a bit longer if needed.

Quick Easy Swiss Chard
Cover and cook a little longer if needed.

Serve Immediately

Serve immediately when cooked to the desired doneness. Pairs well with most meats and seafood. Salt and pepper as desired.

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Quick Easy Swiss Chard

This is such a quick, simple side dish and it paired perfectly with my baby Bella mushroom & miso smothered beef roast.

quick, simple side dish
Chard pairs well with many meats and seafood.

Tasty and Healthy

So tasty and healthy and takes only a few minutes to prepare. Serve it with your favorite entree and it makes a completely nutritious meal. Chard is readily available in supermarkets year-round. Enjoy some today!

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Quick Easy Swiss Chard Recipe

Quick Easy Swiss Chard

Quick Easy Swiss Chard Recipe, Swiss chard is a powerhouse of nutrition providing magnesium, iron, potassium, and fiber. It is a low-calorie addition to any meal that is sure to please. When preparing gluten-free for diet, rinse chard well and use gluten-free olive oil and spices.
5 from 33 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb fresh Swiss Chard
  • 1 oz. extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. coriander powder
  • ¼ – ½ tsp. garlic powder to taste
  • Sea salt to taste – optional

Instructions
 

  • Begin by washing your chard greens and draining the water.
  • Before chopping the chard remove the stems including spines.
  • Start by chopping from top-down and then roll leaves from long sides to compact, then cut crosswise.
  • Drizzle the extra virgin olive oil in a large skillet and bring to medium heat adding the chopped Swiss chard.
  • Sprinkle chard with coriander and garlic powder then toss to coat with oil.
  • Cook for three to five minutes stirring and tossing continuously to preferred doneness.
  • Test for doneness to your preference, cover, and cook a bit longer if needed.
  • Serve immediately.
  • Top with sea salt and enjoy!

Notes

When preparing gluten-free for diet, rinse chard well and use gluten-free olive oil and spices.
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Is Swiss Chard a super food?

Swiss chard is considered a superfood due to its rich supply of vitamins and minerals that are essential for a healthy diet. Swiss chard contains large amounts of magnesium, vitamin K, vitamin A, and iron. It also has numerous health benefits including lowering cholesterol, boosting immunity, and aiding in digestion.

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