Spicy Swiss Chard

Egg-free
Nut-free
Wheat-Free / Gluten-Free
High-Fiber
Low-Calorie
Low-Fat
Low-Saturated Fat
Low-Sugar
Vegetarian / Meatless
Vegan
Weight Management
Dish type
Dinner
Serves
6
Ready in
35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups gluten-free, fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped*
  • 1/2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1/8 tsp. ground chipotle (optional)
  • 1 lb. Swiss chard, coarsely chopped (8 cups)
  • 1 1/4 cups canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice

Directions

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Ready in
35 minutes
  1. In a medium saucepan bring broth to boiling. Stir in quinoa; reduce heat to low. Cook 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork; set aside.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet heat oil over medium-high heat 1 to 2 minutes or until hot. Add onion, jalapeño, paprika and (if desired) chipotle; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until softened. Add Swiss chard, chickpeas and lime juice. Cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until chard is wilted.
  3. Transfer quinoa to a platter, top with chard mixture, and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 193, Calories Fat 43, Total Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 0g, Cholesterol , Sodium 310mg, Carbohydrate 32g, Protein 8g
Serving Size1
Calories193
Calories Fat43
Calories (fat) extra22
Total Fat5g
Total Fat (extra)8
Saturated Fat0g
Saturated Fat (extra)3
Sodium310mg
Sodium (extra)13
Potassium643mg
Carbohydrate32g
Carbohydrate (extra)11
Fiber5g
Fiber (extra)20
Sugars3g
Protein8g
Omega30g
Vitamin A4774IU
Vitamin A (extra)95
Vitamin C27mg
Vitamin C (extra)46
Iron4mg
Iron (extra)23