Chard with Shallots, Pancetta & Walnuts

Chard with Shallots, Pancetta & Walnuts

For this simple sautéed chard, flavored with rich-tasting pancetta and walnuts, we prefer the milder taste of green chard.

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Gluten Free Diet Healthy Weight Heart Healthy Low Calorie Low Carb Low Cholesterol Low Sat Fat Low Sodium

Serves Prep Time Total Time
6 25 min 25 min

Directions

Ingredients

  • 2 thin slice pancetta, (1 1/2 ounces), diced (see Tip)
  • 2 medium shallots, thinly sliced
  • 1 pound chard, stems and leaves separated, chopped (see Note)
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon chopped walnuts, toasted (see Tip)
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Cook pancetta in a Dutch oven over medium heat, stirring, until it begins to brown, 4 to 6 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to a plate lined with paper towels.

Step 2

Add shallots, chard stems and thyme to the pan drippings and cook, stirring, until the shallots begin to brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Add chard leaves, water and lemon juice and cook, stirring, until wilted, about 2 minutes. Cover and cook until tender, 2 to 4 minutes more. Remove from the heat; stir in the pancetta, walnuts and pepper.


Nutrition

  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 62
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Fat: 4g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Potassium: 452mg
  • Sodium: 252mg
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 0

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