Side Dish Recipes for Spring Vegetables

Swiss chard is a member of the beet family that does well in both warm and cool temperatures. It has a lot of vitamins A and C. You can buy any type of chard, including rainbow. Combine the chard and lentils and then mix with a little red wine vinegar and feta cheese for an easy and healthy side dish. Lentils make this a heartier side dish. Depending how hungry you are or how much time you have, you could even let this be the main and only dish for dinner or lunch.

Adding green or brown lentils to sautéed chard makes a filling, healthy side dish. First cook the lentils with onion and garlic for a little extra flavor, then stir them into the sautéed chard.... Read More