There’s nothing like warming up in the winter
with hot bowl of stew. This hearty stew features
Swiss chard, a unique vegetable with an impressive
list of health promoting nutrients. While it
may look similar to kale, swiss chard has
a more delicate flavor. Its long list of nutrients
includes vitamins A,C,E
and K, potassium, iron, and fiber. This flavorful
Potato Stew with Swiss Chard is best when served
on a cold night with a side of cornbread.
2 Tbs. olive oil
2 cups yellow onion, diced
1 large sweet potato
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, minced with seeds
1Tbs. fresh ginger
1 tsp. ground coriander
½ tsp. turmeric
1 can (14oz.) coconut milk
1 bunch of Swiss chard
¼ cup cilantro
squeeze of lime for garnish
Warm the oil over medium
heat in a large saucepan; add the onion and a bit of salt. Cook while stirring for about
Add sweet potato, garlic, pepper, ginger,
spices and sauté for a minute or two.
Add 2 cups of water, coconut milk and a bit of
salt; bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer
for about 15 minutes, covered.
Add the chard, and continue cooking for about 8-10 minutes until the chard is tender.
Thin with water if necessary; serve over quinoa
or jasmine rice.
*for a healthier low-fat version, do not add the olive oil and choose reduced-fat coconut milk
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