Sauteed Chard with Almonds and Dried Apricots

Bits of apricot & nuts add sweetness & crunch. Prep tip: For a spicier version... substitute escarole for the chard & add crushed red pepper flakes. Serving tip: Serve alongside salmon, with a side of steamed cauliflower dressed with olive oil & fresh basil. Per serving: 141 cal, 60% fat cal, 10g fat, 1g sat fat, 0mg chol, 3g protein, 12g carb, 3g fiber, 183mg sodium

Sauteed Chard with Almonds and Dried Apricots
Adapted from deliciousliving.com
Sauteed Chard with Almonds and Dried Apricots

PREP TIME

5

minutes

TOTAL TIME

13

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

5

minutes

TOTAL TIME

13

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Adapted from deliciousliving.com

Ingredients

  • 1

    lg bunch (~12 oz) green or red chard, washed

  • 2

    T EVOO

  • 1

    small red onion, halved & cut crosswise into thin slices

  • 4

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 1/4

    c finely chopped dried apricots

  • 1/4

    c sliced almonds, lightly toasted

Directions

1. Remove stems from chard. 2. Chop stems into 3/4" pieces. 3. Stack leaves & cut crosswise, ~ 1/2" wide. 4. In a lg skillet, heat oil over med-high. 5. Add onion & chard stems & saute for 2-3 min, until just tender. 6. Add chard leaves. 7. Using tongs, turn greens to coat w/oil. 8. Sprinkle w/sea salt. 9. Add garlic & chopped dried apricots. 10. Saute for 3-5 minutes, until chard is bright green & just tender. 11. Transfer greens to a serving dish. 12. Sprinkle w/toasted almond & serve immediately.

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