Swiss Chard with Raisins and Almonds

Photo by Romulo Yanes Photography.

½ largeOnion, sliced lengthwise 1/4" thick (about 1 cup)
2 ½ tablespoonsExtra virgin olive oil, divided
¼ teaspoonSpanish smoked paprika
2 poundsSwiss chard, center ribs discarded and leaves coarsely chopped
½ cupGolden raisins
½ cupWater
.2 cupCoarsely chopped Maisie Jane's Natural Whole Almonds

 

In a 5- to 6-quart heavy pot over medium heat, cook onion with 1/4 teaspoon salt in 2 tablespoons oil. Stir until softened.

Sprinkle with paprika and cook, stirring, 1 minute.

Add chard in batches, stirring frequently, until wilted, then add raisins and water.

Cook, covered, stirring occasionally, until chard is tender, about 7 minutes. Season with salt.

Cook almonds in remaining 1/2 tablespoon oil in a small heavy skillet over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until golden, 3 to 5 minutes.

Sprinkle almonds over chard.


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