Ethiopian Costta (Swiss Chard)

4
Servings
10m
Prep Time
10m
Cook Time
20m
Ready In


"Ethiopian Vegetable Dish, using one of my favorites, swiss chard."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (168.2 g)
  • Calories 500.2
  • Total Fat - 38.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 21.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 104.3 mg
  • Sodium - 220 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 8.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.7 g
  • Sugars - 2.5 g
  • Protein - 31 g
  • Calcium - 903.9 mg
  • Iron - 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 30.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Separate the Swiss Chard stem and leaves; rinse them well with cold water. Chop the leaves and the stem separately.

Step 2

Slightly dry the chopped leaves with a salad spinner or paper towel.

Step 3

Saute the chopped stems, onion, leek, and garlic with oil in a medium pot for 2 minutes.

Step 4

Add the water, basil, black pepper and salt. Cook for 1 minute.

Step 5

Add the Swiss chard leaves; lower the heat, and mix well. Cook for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat before the chard releases it's liquid.

Step 6

Add the hot sliced pepper; mix and cover. Serve this dish hot or cold.

Tips & Variations


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