Chard with Bacon and Apple

Serves 4

Flavorful chard is an excellent match for smoky bacon and sweet apple in this dish that celebrates fall's flavors, including organic Gala apples in season.

Ingredients: 
  • 3 slices bacon, diced
  • 1 small yellow onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 organic Gala apple, cored and diced
  • 1 bunch (about 3/4 pound) organic chard, well rinsed
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper
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Method: 

Place a large, heavy skillet over medium heat. Add bacon and cook, stirring frequently, until lightly browned, about 7 minutes. Remove bacon from pan with a slotted spoon and set aside. Add onion to the pan and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in apple.

Meanwhile, cut off the stems of the chard and slice them thinly. Chop the leaves. Stir stems and leaves into the skillet along with the bacon, salt and pepper. Pour in 2 tablespoons water; cover the skillet and cook, stirring frequently, until chard is tender, about 8 more minutes.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:70 calories (25 from fat), 2.5g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 380mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 6g sugar), 3g protein
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