- Onion 1 medium
- Garlic 2 cloves
- Chard 14 oz
- White wine 1/2 cup
- Extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp
- Apple vinegar 1 tsp
- Salt • 1 kcal
Side dishes are always great especially when they’re fun and tasty. This one provides many nutrients such as fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants which gives your dish added value. The recipe presented below is based on chard, which is rich in vitamins A, some of the B complex, vitamin C, E and K. When chard is ripe, it’s perfect to be used for this kind of recipe. This one will not take so long to prepare and it’s very healthy, and delicious. It is also so easy to prepare and low in calories that makes this side dish perfect for people who are on a diet. Prepare this recipe, following these easy steps and enjoy with your favorite main dish.
Start by preparing all the ingredients. Clean the chard thoroughly, removing all the parts that may be damaged. Then cut up the chard rustically and set aside. Peel the onion and slice julienne strips and set aside. Chop the garlic very finely and set aside. Put a cooking pot on medium-high heat and add some water. Add some salt to taste. When the water reaches boiling point add the chard and cook for about 5 to 10 minutes.
Then, when the chard is ready, remove from heat, and drain very well. Set aside the chard. Now place a frying pan on medium heat and pour the extra virgin olive oil. Once the oil is hot add the garlic and cook until browned. Proceed then to add the chopped onion to poach it. Now, when the onion has turned transparent, add the chard to the frying pan. Add the wine. Then turn the heat on low and let the mixture cook and stir constantly to prevent adhesion. Finally season with salt to taste. Once everything is cooked remove the frying pan from the heat. Serve hot and enjoy.
Nutrition Facts Servings: 2 Amount per serving Calories 146 % Daily Value* Total Fat 7.6g 10% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 506mg 22% Total Carbohydrate 14.2g 5% Dietary Fiber 4.6g 16% Total Sugars 4.8g Protein 4.4g