Dark Greens with Cranberries

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 22 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 12 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1/2 cup dried sweetened cranberries

1 cup red wine

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

4 slices bacon, chopped

1 red onion, thinly sliced

2 tablespoons chopped garlic

2 medium bundles red Swiss chard

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Freshly grated nutmeg

1 cup turkey or chicken stock


  1. Soak berries in red wine.
  2. Heat the extra-virgin olive oil in a large deep skillet over medium-high heat. Add bacon and crisp 3 to 4 minutes. Add onion, garlic and cook 3 to 4 minutes to soften. Add red chard and wilt, 2 to 3 minutes. Season greens with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Stir in cranberries and wine. Cook for 1 minute then add in stock and simmer a few minutes to combine flavors.