Braised Chard


  • 1 pound Swiss chard
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • ¼ cup chopped scallions
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Nutritional Information
    • Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

      145 calories; 12 grams fat; 2 grams saturated fat; 7 grams monounsaturated fat; 1 gram polyunsaturated fat; 5 grams carbohydrates; 2 grams dietary fiber; 1 gram sugars; 4 grams protein; 4 milligrams cholesterol; 341 milligrams sodium

    • Note: Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available data.

4 to 6 servings


  1. Rinse the Swiss chard. Leave any water clinging to it. Chop it fine.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the garlic, saute for a minute or so, then add the Swiss chard. Cook, stirring, until the Swiss chard begins to wilt. Cover the pan and cook over low heat for about 15 minutes.
  3. Uncover and cook, stirring, a few minutes longer. Stir in the scallions, season to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with cheese and serve.

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