Coconut-Ginger Braised Chard

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Coconut-Ginger Braised Chard

Chard is lightly braised in a broth of coconut milk, fresh ginger and a hint of red pepper flakes.

Developed by Marisa Moore


  • 1 large bunch green chard
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ medium sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • ¼ cup vegetable broth
  • ¼ cup coconut milk
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes


  1. Slice chard into 1-inch strips. Heat olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Sauté the onions for about 3 minutes or until they begin to brown. Add the garlic and ginger and sauté 1 minute. Add the chard and remaining ingredients to the pan. Cover and cook over low heat for 8 to 10 minutes. Serve immediately. Serves 4.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: ½ cup

Calories: 89; Total fat: 7g; Saturated fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 543mg; Carbohydrate: 7g; Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 2g; Protein: 3g; Potassium: N/A; Phosphorus: N/A

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Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD, is based in Atlanta and specializes in culinary nutrition, communications and consulting. She blogs at Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.