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Chilean Swiss Chard Omelette Recipe
Chilean Swiss Chard Omelette Recipe

The Chilean Swiss chard omelette recipe (tortilla de accelga) is one of those simple and delicious dishes, easy and quick to prepare, to share with the whole family at any time of the year.

How to make easy Swiss Chard Omelette?

Swiss chard omelette is a classic of healthy lunches that never goes out of style. In addition to being very nutritious and easy to prepare, it is ideal to enjoy with fresh seasonal products.

Nutritional Information

Category: Main Dishes
Cuisine: Chilean
Calories: 300
Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 people

Swiss Chard Omelette Recipe

Ingredients

  • 500 g fresh Swiss chard
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoon of flour
  • ½ finely chopped onion
  • ½ garlic clove
  • ½ teaspoon of oregano
  • Salt Pepper
  • Extra virgin olive oil

Preparation

  1. Clean the Swiss chard under a stream of cold water and cut the thick stems with a sharp knife or kitchen scissors. Set aside.
  2. Boil plenty of water in a large pot and immerse the Swiss chard, cook for a couple of minutes. Drain, squeeze, and cut the cooked leaves. Set aside.
  3. Cooking the Swiss chard Heat a little olive oil in a large skillet, add the chopped onion and sauté until soft and translucent, add the chopped garlic and cook for one more minute. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, add the sautéed onion and garlic, the chopped cooked Swiss chard, and a tablespoon of flour, add the eggs seasoned with salt, pepper, and a little oregano to taste, stir everything very well to integrate and obtain a homogeneous mixture.
  5. Mixing the Swiss chard and eggs Heat olive oil in a medium skillet and pour in the Swiss chard mixture, fry over medium heat for about 5 to 7 minutes until the edges are golden.
  6. Cooking the Swiss chard omelette With the help of a plate, flip the omelette, add a little more oil and fry until cooked evenly on both sides. Serve the Swiss chard omelette immediately, alone or accompanied by white rice, noodles, or french fries.

Tips for preparing omelettes

You can use any type of oil for the sauté, but olive oil is recommended for its better resistance to temperature, thus obtaining a cooking that does not absorb too much oil.

Benefits and properties

  • Swiss chard is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals and is low in calories and fats, making it ideal for a balanced diet.
  • In addition, consuming them can help with good fetal development during pregnancy, improve the immune system, prevent osteoporosis, and improve bone health.

Did you know?

Swiss chard has excellent nutritional properties that help maintain healthy vision and a strong immune system, being also a rich source of antioxidants.

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