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Swiss Chard with Fresh Shaved Parmesan

Swiss chard is a fantastic source of vitamin A, C, and K, as well as magnesium, potassium, iron and fiber. Serve it with shaved Parmesan for a delicious side dish.
Author: Heather Mangieri, RDN


  • 4 cups Raw Swiss Chared, Cleaned and Chopped
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1/8 tsp Crushed Red Chili Pepper Flakes
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice (or 1/2 squeezed lemon)
  • 1 tbsp Shaved Fresh Parmesan Cheese


  • Heat oil in a small sauce pan then add the garlic and pepper flakes. Sauté for 30 seconds. Stir in the chard and the lemon juice.
  • Cover the pan and let cook until the chard is wilted. Remove from saucepan and to a plate. Top with shaved Parmigiano.


  • Recipe Makes: 1 serving
  • Nutrition Facts: (nutrition information is the entire recipe)- 110 calories; 7 g fat; 8 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 5 g protein; 180% Vitamin A; 80% Vitamin C; 15% Calcium; 15% Iron
  • Meal PlanningServings: 0.5 CHO; 1.5 FAT; 0 PRO