Swiss Chard with Red Peppers, Apricots and Pine Nuts

This sauteed Swiss chard is healthy and delicious. Feel free to use spinach leaves instead! Photo by Veronica Hill / CookingSessions.com

This sauteed Swiss chard is healthy and delicious. Feel free to use spinach leaves instead! Photo by Veronica Hill / CookingSessions.com

 

This recipe for Swiss Chard goes really well with seared scallops, but you can serve it alongside any dish for a truly healthy meal. This is also a great choice for a vegetarian entree during the holidays, along with my quinoa salad.

Swiss Chard with Red Peppers, Apricots and Pine Nuts

Swiss Chard with Red Peppers, Apricots and Pine Nuts

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds Swiss chard, stem ends trimmed
  • 1 cup chopped red sweet pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 2 cups cooked couscous
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds

Instructions

  1. Remove stems from chard and coarsely chop leaves and stems.
  2. In medium saucepan cook chard and stems over high heat in enough boiling water to cover for 10 minutes; drain well.
  3. Meanwhile, in large skillet lightly sprayed with nonstick cooking spray cook and stir sweet pepper and garlic over medium-high heat for 3 minutes or until light brown. Add chard; cook and stir for 3 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in apricots and pine nuts.

Recipe from CookingSessions.com

http://cookingsessions.com/swiss-chard-recipe/