This recipe is easy and delicious. One cup of cooked Swiss Chard has 300% of the daily requirement of Vitamin K which is important for maintaining bone density. Swiss Chard has also been shown to reduce the damage done by smoking….good to know
Braised Swiss Chard with Tomatoes
Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan, Paleo
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 small onion thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves minced
1 large Jalapeno pepper seeded and diced (optional)
1 large bunch of Swiss Chard
Celtic Sea Salt and pepper
½ pint grape tomatoes halved
- In a large sauté pan heat the olive oil.
- Add the onion, garlic and jalapeno and cook over moderate heat until softened about 5 minutes
- Add the Swiss chard and tomatoes season with salt and pepper.
- Sauté 3-4 minutes or until the Swiss chard is tender and tomatoes are slightly soft.