Wilted Swiss Chard with Toasted Pecans

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Did you know that swiss chard is a perfect match for bacon and garlic? The smoky bacon and heated taste of garlic enhance the natural flavor of the chard. This low carb recipe is a side dish your whole family will absolutely love. Try now and believe how good this recipe is!!!

Wilted Swiss Chard with Toasted Pecans
Serves 4
An excellent side dish for family dinner.
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
30 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
30 min
98 calories
4 g
7 g
8 g
4 g
1 g
101 g
337 g
1 g
0 g
6 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
101g
Servings
4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 98
Calories from Fat 71
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g
13%
Saturated Fat 1g
7%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 7mg
2%
Sodium 337mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates 4g
1%
Dietary Fiber 2g
6%
Sugars 1g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A
88%
Vitamin C
37%
Calcium
4%
Iron
9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 3 slices bacon, crumbled
  2. 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  3. 1 large shallot, tough outer skins removed, thinly sliced
  4. 1 bunch Swiss chard, washed, tough stems removed, cut into evenly sized pieces
  5. ¼ cup water
  6. Juice of ½ fresh lemon
  7. 2 tablespoons pecans, roughly chopped and toasted
  8. Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. To toast chopped pecans, add to dry skillet over medium-low heat. Stir continually until lightly browned (approximately 2 – 3 minutes).
  2. Place bacon between layers of paper towels and microwave until crispy. (Cooking times will vary, cook for 2 minutes; check and adjust time according).
  3. Add olive oil and shallots to large pan and cook over medium-high heat until the shallots begin to brown, approximately 4-5 minutes. Add chard leaves, water and lemon juice to pan. Stirring occasionally, cook until wilted, 2-3 minutes.
  4. Cover and cook until tender, 2 to 4 minutes more. Remove from the heat; add bacon crumbles and pecans. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
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calories
98
fat
8g
protein
4g
carbs
4g
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Jean is an avid foodie, food blogger, author, and health enthusiast. She is not shy about trying different types of food and sharing her discoveries. Jean has been featured in a popular TV Show in the Philippines, Unang Hirit, a morning news and talk show aired every weekday morning by GMA Network. Follow Jean's food adventures, all for good food and healthy living, here on Sleekly.

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