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Appetizer, Side, Vegetarian |45 calories per serving|15 minute recipe

Garlic Greens and Mushrooms

This content was last updated on February 20, 2020

Not only is it versatile and delicious, garlic may also play a role in cancer prevention. The vegetable is rich in allium compounds, which have been linked with anti-cancer activity. Try this recipe for a quick and easy side dish that is bursting with garlic flavor.

Ingredients

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  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • Sprinkle of crushed red pepper (optional)
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 bunch Swiss chard, chopped
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Makes 2 servings (1/2 cup). Per serving: 45 calories, 2.5 g total fat (0 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 4 g carbohydrates, 2 g protein, 2 g dietary fiber, 80 mg sodium, 1 g sugar, 0 g added sugar.

Directions

  1. In a large non-stick skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic and crushed red pepper (if using) to pan and sauté for 2 minutes.
  3. Add mushrooms and chard and cook, stirring frequently, for an additional 5 minutes.
  4. Add spinach and cook until just wilted, about 1 minute longer.
  5. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

This recipe contains cancer fighting foods:

This recipe was specially crafted to support cancer prevention and survival. It adheres to AICR's Cancer Prevention Recommendations. Learn more about our recipe guidelines.

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