Swiss Chard with Pine Nuts and Raisins Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Swiss chard6 Cup (96 tbs)
 Pepper1 Dash
 Water2 Quart
 Olive oil2 Teaspoon
 Pine nuts1 Ounce
 Dark raisins1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm)
 Dry sherry1 Tablespoon
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 163 Calories from Fat 65

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.7%

Saturated Fat 0.73 g3.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 386.6 mg16.1%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.5%

Sugars 15.1 g

Protein 3 g6.1%

Vitamin A 66.1% Vitamin C 34.6%

Calcium 4.9% Iron 10.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Remove leaves from the Swiss chard stems, gently pare the stems and discard the tough outer skin.

2) In a 4-quart saucepan, bring the water to a boil, add the chard stems and cook for 3 to 4 minutes until slightly tender.
3) Add the leaves and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, until the stems are tender and the leaves are wilted,.
4) Drain and slice the stems and leaves into thin strips, pat dry with paper towels and keep aside.
5) In a 10 or 12 inch non-stick skillet, saute the pangolins, raisins, onion and garlic in the oil over a medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring often, until the onion is tender and the pangolins are golden,.
6) Stir in the sherry, lemon juice, salt, pepper and Swiss chard and saute for another 3 to 4 minutes until the mixture is thoroughly heated and flavors are blended.

7) Serve immediately on individual serving plates.