Sauteed Swiss Chard With Croutons Lemon & Anchovy Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Sauteed Swiss Chard with Croutons, Lemon, and Anchovy is a flavorful and nutritious dish that combines the earthy taste of Swiss chard with the tanginess of lemon and the umami flavor of anchovies. The chard is sauteed until tender and then tossed with crispy croutons for added texture. The lemon adds a refreshing citrusy note, while the anchovies provide a savory depth of flavor. This dish is a perfect side dish or can be enjoyed as a light and healthy main course.

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Sauteed Swiss Chard With Croutons Lemon & Anchovy

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Ingredients for Sauteed Swiss Chard With Croutons Lemon & Anchovy Recipe

  • 1/4 bunch Swiss Chard
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Anchovies, Minced
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 cup Bread Cubes
  • 1/4 Lemon
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Sauteed Swiss Chard With Croutons Lemon & Anchovy Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by washing the Swiss chard thoroughly and removing the tough stems. Chop the leaves into bite-sized pieces.
  • STEP 2.Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add olive oil. Once the oil is hot, add the anchovies and cook until they dissolve into the oil.
  • STEP 3.Add the garlic and cook for another minute until fragrant. Then, add the Swiss chard leaves and cook until wilted and tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  • STEP 4.Meanwhile, prepare the croutons by tossing bread cubes with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Toast them in a separate pan until golden and crispy.
  • STEP 5.Once the Swiss chard is cooked, squeeze fresh lemon juice over it and season with salt and pepper to taste. Toss in the crispy croutons and serve immediately.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to remove the tough stems of the Swiss chard as they can be fibrous and chewy.
  • If you don't have anchovies, you can substitute them with anchovy paste or fish sauce for a similar umami flavor.
  • For extra flavor, you can add a pinch of red pepper flakes or grated Parmesan cheese to the dish.
  • To make this dish vegan, omit the anchovies or use a vegan substitute like capers or nutritional yeast.

Storage and Serving

  • Sauteed Swiss Chard with Croutons, Lemon, and Anchovy is best served immediately while the chard is still warm and the croutons are crispy.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat gently in a skillet or microwave before serving.
  • This dish pairs well with grilled chicken or fish, and can also be enjoyed as a topping for pasta or a filling for sandwiches.
calories per serving
7 g Fat1 g Protein4 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Carbs
  • Fiber


  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp