Classic Braising Greens


  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine or minced
  • 1/4 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 bunch Swiss chard
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Wash greens, remove and reserve stems. Coarsely chop both leaves and stems, keeping them separate.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, onion, and chard stems. Sauté until onions are softened, but have not yet begun to brown.greens
  3. Add chard leaves and toss to coat in oil. Add red wine vinegar and cover. Stir at least once and cook until desired tenderness, about 4 minutes. Serve. Salt and pepper to taste.

Serves 3
Serving size: 1/2 cup
Total time: 15 minutes