Seared Greens with Red Onion and Vinegar

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 16 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 6 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 tablespoons vegetable or other light oil, 2 turns of the pan

1/2 red onion, sliced

1 teaspoon mustard seeds

1 1/2 to 2 pounds red or yellow Swiss chard, stems removed and tops coarsely chopped

1/4 cup red wine vinegar

Salt and pepper


  1. Heat a large skillet over high heat. Add extra-virgin olive oil and onion. Sear onion and mustard seeds, 2 minutes. Add greens and toss with tongs in oil. Sear greens 2 to 3 minutes. Add vinegar to the pan. Remove pan from heat and season greens with salt and pepper.