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lemon chard pasta

CSC_0400 adjusted-lemon chard pasta

One of the more colourful “greens,” Swiss chard is also one of the world’s healthiest foods. In addition to its anti-inflammatory and detoxifying properties, it’s known to stabilize blood sugar.

  • Prep time: 10-15 minutes
  • Serves: 2.
  • Calories: 99. Sodium: 59 mg. Dietary fiber: 2.8 g. Total fat: 7.5 g. Total carbs: 7.9 g. Protein: 2.7 g.

Ingredients:

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“PASTA”
1 large zucchini
1 bunch Swiss chard, chopped roughly
1/8 cup fresh  cilantro, chopped
2 green onions, sliced thinly
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
1 tsp lemon zest
1/4 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp black pepper
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Instructions:

  1. Make “pasta” strands out of the zucchini with your Veggetti. Heat or cook as you prefer.
  2. In a large skillet, sauté the chard in olive oil until limp, around 5 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside in a medium-sized serving bowl.
  3. Combine the cilantro, vinegar, green onions, lemon zest, spices, and salt.
  4. Combine the pasta and the chard. Add the dressing and “toss” to coat.