January 17, 2020

Healthy Recipe – Sautéed Swiss Chard

sauteed Swiss chardLooking for a tasty way to add greens to your diet? Try this quick, easy-to-make dish as a side for dinner or take it to lunch at work.


1 bunch Swiss chard
2 cloves garlic, chopped
pinch of red pepper flakes
1 Tbsp olive oil
salt and pepper
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice (or red wine vinegar)


Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, and cook, stirring occasionally, about 2 minutes or until golden in color. Add red pepper flakes. Add Swiss chard, season with salt and pepper, and cook until wilted, about 5 minutes. Add lemon juice and cook for 1 additional minute.

nutrition information

4 servings

  • 39 calories
  • 3.5 g fat
  • 2.2 g carbohydrates
  • 1 g fiber
  • 1 g sugar
  • 1 g protein

Recipes are created and/or approved by Mary Lindsey Jackson, RN, LDN, Clinical Nutritionist Educator for Mission Weight Management.

To get started with your life-changing weight-loss journey at Mission Weight Management, call 828-213-4100 or visit missionweight.org.