Swiss Chard Tacos with Caramelized Onion, Fresh Cheese, and Red Chile

Nutrilite

Ingredients

  • 12 Ounces  Swiss chard, thick lower stems cut off
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon  vegetable oil
  • large white onion, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon  chile flakes
  • 1/2 Cup  chicken broth
  •   Salt
  • 12  warm corn tortillas, store-bought
  • 3/4 Cups  salsa
  • 1 Cup  crumbled Mexican queso fresco, or feta

The renowned chef known for his Mexican cooking puts a healthy spin on one of the cuisine's staples. These tacos help you get your daily dose of vegetables with Swiss chard and white onion. 

Directions

Cut the chard crosswise into ½-inch slices. In a very large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high. Add the onion and cook, stirring frequently, until browned but still crunchy, about 4-5 minutes. Add the garlic and the chile flakes and stir for a few seconds until aromatic, then add the broth, ½ teaspoon of salt, and the greens. Reeduce the heat to medium-low, cover the pan, and cook until the greens are almost tender, about 5 minutes. 

Uncover the pan, raise the temperature to medium-high and cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture is nearly dry. Taste and season with additional salt if necessary. Serve with warm tortillas, salsa, and crumbled cheese. 

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

354 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Balanced, High Fiber Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:

18%

Servings:

4
  • Fat 61g 94%
  • Carbs 180g 60%
  • Saturated 19g 95%
  • Fiber 30g 120%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 25g
  • Monounsaturated 25g
  • Polyunsaturated 10g
  • Protein 53g 106%
  • Cholesterol 88mg 29%
  • Sodium 3,325mg 139%
  • Calcium 1,211mg 121%
  • Magnesium 564mg 141%
  • Potassium 2,929mg 84%
  • Iron 11mg 64%
  • Zinc 9mg 60%
  • Phosphorus 1,688mg 241%
  • Vitamin A 1,364µg 152%
  • Vitamin C 124mg 207%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 44%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 54%
  • Niacin (B3) 10mg 50%
  • Vitamin B6 2mg 89%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 114µg 28%
  • Vitamin B12 2µg 34%
  • Vitamin D 3µg 1%
  • Vitamin E 15mg 74%
  • Vitamin K 2,835µg 3,543%
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