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Sauteed Swiss Chard
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Sauteed Swiss Chard

Healthy and delicious, this Sauteed Swiss Chard is super quick and easy to make. Perfect side to your favorite fish with lemony and garlicky flavors.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, European
Keyword: sauteed swiss chard
Servings: 2
Calories: 146kcal
Author: Bebs


  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic -sliced thinly
  • 4 cups Swiss Chard - about 8 stalks
  • salt
  • ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon zest


  • Wash the Swiss Chard thoroughly with water. Separate the stalks with the leaves by cutting with a knife or tearing it with hands.
  • Cut the stalks into 1/4-inch long pieces. Stack the leaves together and fold to make it easier to cut. Cut into small strips.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute slices of garlic until aromatic and slightly browned.
  • Add the chopped Swiss Chard and stir until completely covered in oil. (See Note 1.)
  • Season with salt and pepper and cook uncovered until wilted,about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add some lemon zest and toss once more. Turn off heat and transfer to a serving dish.


Note 1: If using mature chard, saute the stalks pieces first for a minute before adding the leaves so they can cook at the same time.


Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 154mg | Potassium: 296mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 4405IU | Vitamin C: 23.4mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1.4mg