Sauteed Ruby Chard

BY : PUBLISHED : March 10th, 2013 UPDATED: November 12th, 2021

I’m currently visiting Animal Place Sanctuary and it’s been so nice to wake up in the morning and pick fresh produce to cook. Today I picked some Swiss Chard for breakfast and had absolutely no idea to cook it. Here’s the simplest, quickest thing I could come up with. How do you cook yours?

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Sauteed Ruby Chard

Toni Okamoto
This is the perfect side dish to a tofu scramble at breakfast.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 2 servings
Calories 168 kcal
METHOD Stovetop
DIET Vegan


  • 2 Tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bunch swiss chard leaves
  • 1/2 of a small yellow onion
  • garlic salt, to taste


  • In a large pan or wok, add olive oil, onion and garlic. Cook over medium heat until onions become translucent.
  • Remove the garlic and discard. Add the chopped Swiss chard leave and saute until soft, about 5 minutes. Season with garlic salt, to taste. Cook until the leaves are wilted. Serve immediately.


Calories: 168kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 3gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gSodium: 321mgPotassium: 621mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 9175IUVitamin C: 48mgCalcium: 88mgIron: 3mg
Keyword animal place, budget, easy, forks over knives, garlic, gf, gluten free, glutenfree, leafy greens, onion, plant-based, recipe, ruby chard, simple, swiss chard, vegan, vegetables, vegetarian, veggies
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