Swiss Chard Flavor Packets

Swiss Chard Flavor Packets

Swiss Chard Flavor Packets


Makes 6 to 8 servings


2 to 2-1/2 pounds Swiss chard
1 cup diced onion
1 cup diced red bell pepper
1/2 cup diced carrot
1/2 cup chopped cilantro or parsley
1 tablespoon minced garlic
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/6 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Clean chard and remove stalks and large ribs from leaves. Cut stalks and ribs into 1/2-inch dice. Roll chard leaves into bundles and chop. Place all chopped chard in large bowl.
  2. Toss chard with onion, bell pepper, carrot, cilantro or parsley, garlic, lime juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Tear a large 20X16-inch sheet of heavy-duty foil. Place on cookie sheet and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Place chard mixture on center of foil and roll and crimp edges to make a packet. Crimp edges upwards to collect juices. Place on oven rack and bake 25 to 35 minutes.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: about 1/2 cup
Calories 64
Calories from Fat 42 %
Total Fat 3 g
Carbohydrate 9 g
Fiber 3 g
Protein 3 g
Sodium 378 mg

Dietary Exchange

Vegetable 1
Fat 1/2

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