Chard with Pinto Beans
Chard with Pinto Beans: A Delicious Vegetarian Recipe
Chard with Pinto Beans is a delicious vegetarian meal that can be made in just a few simple steps. This dish is a flavorful combination of greens and beans, making it a great source of both protein and fiber. The bright colors of the chard and pinto beans create a beautiful presentation, and the savory flavors create a comforting, homey feel. The recipe is also versatile, allowing you to make it your own by adding different herbs, spices, and vegetables to customize the flavor.
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 onion, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1 bunch chard, stems removed and leaves chopped
- 1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
- 1/2 cup vegetable broth
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
- Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
- Lemon wedges, for serving
Begin by heating the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the crushed red pepper flakes, cumin, and smoked paprika and cook for an additional minute.
Next, add the chard and stir to combine. Cook until the leaves are wilted, about 3 minutes. Add the pinto beans, vegetable broth, and parsley. Continue to cook until the beans are heated through, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste.
Serve the chard and pinto beans warm, with lemon wedges. Enjoy!