Rainbow Swiss Chard and Lemon Stir-Fry

Rainbow Swiss Chard and Lemon Stir-Fry
Amie Valpone


  • 1/4 Teaspoon  sea salt, plus more for cooking the pasta
  • 2 Cups  gluten-free penne pasta
  • 1 Tablespoon  coconut oil
  • large bunch rainbow Swiss chard, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/3 Cup  pine nuts
  • 2 Teaspoons  lemon juice
  • 1 Teaspoon  lemon zest
  • scallions, chopped finely
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  freshly ground white pepper

Here's a simple and easy side dish that's gluten-free and vegan, turned into a quick entrée with the addition of some gluten-free pasta. It comes together in five minutes and is super flavorful. What more could you ask for?

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Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Cook the pasta according to the package directions.

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the Swiss chard and cook, tossing until tender, about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and drain off excess liquid. Add the pine nuts, lemon juice, lemon zest, scallions, sea salt, and pepper. Drain the pasta and gently toss with Swiss chard mixture. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve warm.


Calories per serving:

296 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber Sugar Conscious, Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:



  • Fat 52g 80%
  • Carbs 168g 56%
  • Saturated 14g 71%
  • Fiber 21g 86%
  • Sugars 9g
  • Monounsaturated 9g
  • Polyunsaturated 16g
  • Protein 30g 59%
  • Sodium 1,918mg 80%
  • Calcium 334mg 33%
  • Magnesium 597mg 149%
  • Potassium 2,829mg 81%
  • Iron 16mg 88%
  • Zinc 5mg 34%
  • Phosphorus 543mg 78%
  • Vitamin A 1,818µg 202%
  • Vitamin C 189mg 316%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 74%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 39%
  • Niacin (B3) 10mg 49%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 33%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 119µg 30%
  • Vitamin E 16mg 78%
  • Vitamin K 4,974µg 6,218%
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