Lemony swiss chard

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10 min


20 min


8 Servings

Lemony swiss chard

Ryan Szulc

Try this triple-tested, super nutritious lemony swiss chard recipe as a complement to your dinnertime main. It all comes together in about 30 minutes.


  • 2 bunches red swiss chard
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp hot-red-chili-flakes
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice


  • Trim and discard tough stem ends from chard. Cut into 2-in. pieces.
  • Heat a large frying pan over medium. Add 1 tbsp oil, then half of the chard. Sprinkle with half of salt and red-pepper flakes. Cover and cook until chard is wilted and stems are tender, stirring halfway through, 4 to 5 min. Drizzle with 1 tbsp lemon juice.
  • Transfer cooked chard to a serving bowl and keep warm. Return pan to heat and repeat with remaining oil, chard, salt, red-pepper flakes and lemon juice.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 57,
  • Protein
  • 3 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6 g,
  • Fat
  • 4 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 378 mg.