Braised Wild Greens Featuring Swiss Chard Recipe

Braised Wild Greens featuring Swiss Chard plus collard and mustard greens is flavored with smoky bacon and garlic.

Make it veggie by using Tempeh Bacon Bits that you can easily make.

 

Braised Wild Greens featuring Swiss Chard

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 33 kcal
Author: Kelly DiMascio
Braised Wild Greens featuring Swiss Chard plus collard and mustard greens is flavored with smoky bacon and garlic.

Make it veggie by using Tempeh Bacon Bits. See notes for cooking instructions*.

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Ingredients

  • 1 bunch mustard greens
  • 1 bunch collard greens
  • 1 bunch red Swiss chard
  • 1/2 cup chopped bacon
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 T chopped garlic
  • Ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Wash greens well in cold water; drain and press out excess moisture with paper towels.
  2. Remove stems and chop leaves. Set aside.
  3. In a large, heavy-bottomed pan, cook bacon on medium-high heat until it is halfway cooked.
  4. Add onion and garlic; cook until onion is softened and bacon is light brown. Drain off fat. Reduce heat to medium.
  5. Add greens and cook until tender, 10 to 30 minutes.

Recipe Notes

*If using Tempeh Bacon Bits add a little EVOO and cook onion and garlic until softened and then add the tempeh bacon bits. Follow remaining instructions.

 

Nutrition values are calculated using bacon.

Nutrition Facts
Braised Wild Greens featuring Swiss Chard
Amount Per Serving
Calories 33 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 127mg6%
Potassium 266mg8%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 2g8%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 4645IU93%
Vitamin C 26.9mg33%
Calcium 99mg10%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

1 Comment

  1. Tanya

    Very good!

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