Swiss Chard with Raisins and Pine Nuts

A delicious side dish that’s ready in just 20 minutes! Enjoy this salad that’s made using Swiss chard, raisins and pine nuts - featuring hints of Spanish cuisine.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
large bunch red Swiss chard (about 10 to 12 stalks)
1/4
cup pine nuts
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
tablespoon minced garlic
1/3
cup raisins
1/4
teaspoon salt
Dash pepper
  • 1 Rinse Swiss chard; shake to remove excess moisture, but do not pat dry. Cut leaves from stalks; discard or reserve stalks for a later use. Very coarsely chop leaves. Set aside.
  • 2 Place pine nuts in 12-inch skillet; cook over medium heat for 2 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring constantly. Remove from skillet; set aside.
  • 3 Add oil to same skillet; heat over medium heat until hot. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 seconds. Add chopped chard; cover and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until chard begins to wilt.
  • 4 Stir in pine nuts, raisins, salt and pepper. With slotted spoon, place chard mixture in serving bowl.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cup
    Calories
    190
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    410mg
    410%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    17g
    17%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    80%;
    Vitamin C
    45%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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