Garlicky Sauteed Greens

Don't be boring with your greens, treat yourself to something different and delicious.

October 3, 2012

Serves:   8
Prep:      10min
Cook:     13min
Total:      23min

  • 6 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 16 cups (packed) stemmed and roughly chopped swiss chard (about 5 lg bunches)
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt

1. Heat garlic and oil in large skillet over medium low heat until garlic begins to turn golden, about 3 minutes. Transfer mixture to small bowl and set aside.


2. Add greens, red pepper flakes, and salt to skillet. Using tongs, turn greens until wilted enough to fit in pan. Raise heat to medium, cover, and cook 7 to 10 minutes, tossing. Transfer greens to a colander to drain. Return greens to pan and toss with reserved garlic and oil mixture.

Recipe Tips
Refrigerate leftover greens in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Nutritional Facts per serving

Calories               48.9 cal
Fat                      3.7 g
Saturated fat        0.5 g
Cholesterol           0 mg
Sodium                273.8 mg
Carbohydrates      3.5 g
Total sugars          0.8 g
Dietary fiber         1.2 g
Protein                 1.5 g

Healthy Recipe Courtesy of Rodale Recipe Finder.

Photo: Antonis Achilleos