Chard with Garlic and Sweet Caramelized Onion

Chard is considered to be one of the healthiest and most nutritious vegetables available. It’s dark green leaves have 13 different polyphenol antioxidants, vitamins A, K and C, and is also rich in minerals ( especially iron), dietary fiber and protein. Chard has also been researched for it’s blood sugar regulating properties. The flavonoid Syringic Acid helps to inhibit the breakdown of carbs into simple sugars and blood sugars then remain more stable.  A colorful, tasty and nutritious addition to any meal.

                       Freshly picked garden chard, (Beta Vulgaris).

Chard
Olive oil
garlic -crushed
1 red onion
crushed red pepper
sea salt
fresh ground black pepper

Heat the olive oil in a  skillet on high.  Add the onions and garlic and cook brown. Stir continually.
Add the chopped chard and cook until wilted.
Season with red and black pepper and salt.

Dedicated to Marty, for her kind, giving and gentle spirit.

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Marty - November 25, 2012

Oh so delicious. I now have a good recipe to follow. I have cooked this using a bit of coconut oil for a different flavor adding a bit of goat feta on top just before serving . Yummy way to eat GOOD food. My spinich crop should be ready to pick in a few weeks. Come try some ..
Happy cooking xo

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    monica - November 25, 2012

    That sounds really tasty. You can do the same thing with spinach too. Thanks Marty, I would love to come and pick some fresh spinach from your beautiful garden.

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George Zeigler - November 26, 2012

This fish looks BEAUTIFUL ! You are using all my favorite herbs as well. Did you cook for a five star holistic restaurant ???

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monica - November 26, 2012

Thanks George,
I used to cook on the small cruise ships in Alaska, but that wasn’t five star.

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