Lemony swiss chard


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time20 mins
  • Makes8 Servings
Lemony swiss chard

Ryan Szulc

Chatelaine Triple Tested

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 3g, Carbohydrates 6g, Fat 4g, Fibre 3g, Sodium 378mg.