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Recipe of the week: Swiss Chard Frittata
Makes 4 servings
1 1/2 cups diced potatoes (about 1/2 pound or use frozen hash browns)
1 large onion, chopped
4 cups (about 6 ounces) coarsely chopped Swiss chard (stems and center ribs removed)
4 large eggs
4 large egg whites
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 cup shredded low-fat cheese
1. Heat an 8- to 10-inch ovenproof skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Preheat broiler
2. Sauté the onions until browned, about 8 to 10 minutes; set aside. In same skillet, sauté potatoes until golden brown, about 8 to 10 minutes; set aside. Add Swiss chard to skillet over medium heat, and cook for about 6 to 8 minutes. Add cooking spray as needed.
3. In a medium bowl whisk eggs, egg whites, salt, and pepper until frothy. Mix in onions, potatoes, and Swiss chard.
4. Heat skillet with cooking spray over medium-high heat and pour egg mixture into pan. Cook covered for 3 to 5 minutes or until set.
5. Spread cheese on frittata. Broil 3 to 5 minutes until browned.Per serving: 218 calories, 17 g protein, 20 g carbohydrate, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 221 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 3 g sugar, 445 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 36%.
Vegetable of the week:
Swiss chard is usually eaten raw in salads, cooked, or sautéed.
The bitterness of the raw leaves dissipates when cooked, leaving a soft, delicious flavor, more subtle than spinach.
One cup of cooked Swiss chard contains:
Just 35 calories
3 grams of protein
4 grams of fiber
7 grams of carbohydrates
572 mg Vitamin K (636%)
306 mg Vitamin A (60%)
5 mg Vitamin C (42%)
150 mg Magnesium (38%)
.28 mg Copper (32%)
.58 mg Manganese (29%)
961 mg Potassium (27%)
89 mg Vitamin E (22%)
95 mg Iron (22%)
50 mg Choline (12%)
.15 mg Vitamin B2 (12%)
102 mg Calcium (10%)
Health Corner: Echinacea
Echinacea aka coneflower was once used by the Native Americans for soothing coughs, sore throats and snake bites. Echinacea is also great as a tea for immune boosting benefits.
To make your own tea:
½ cup of leaves and flower petals or ¼ cup dried leaves/petals. Steep in 8 ounces of hot water for 15 minutes, strain add honey, enjoy!
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