Swiss Chard with Raisins and Pine Nuts
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
- 1 1/2 pounds Swiss chard (preferably rainbow or red; from 2 bunches)
- 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 medium onion , finely chopped
- 1/3 cup golden raisins
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup pine nuts , toasted
Tear chard leaves from stems, then coarsely chop stems and leaves separately.
Heat oil in a heavy pot over medium heat, and then sauté onion, stirring occasionally, 1 minute.
Add chard stems and cook, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes.
Add raisins and 1/2 cup water and simmer, covered, until stems are softened, about 3 minutes.
Add chard leaves and remaining 1/2 cup water and simmer, partially covered, stirring occasionally, until leaves are tender, about 3 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper.