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Rainbow swiss chard with golden raisins and pumpkin seeds

Rainbow Swiss Chard with Golden Raisins and Pepitas

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes


Recipe adapted from: "Pretty Delicious" by Candice Kumai.


  • 1 bundle rainbow Swiss chard
  • 2 Tbsp pepitas (pumpkin seeds), toasted
  • 1 Tbsp cold pressed extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice


  1. Wash and trim the Swiss chard, then place it in a pot of boiling water. Blanche it for few minutes, drain and set aside.
  2. Toast the pepitas in a small skillet over medium heat, shaking the pan often, until fragrant, tasty brown and plump, about 3 minutes. Set aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the red onion and cook, stirring often until it begins to soften, 3 minutes. Stir in the chard and cook for about 4-5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the golden raisins and turn off the heat.
  5. Turn the greens onto a serving platter, sprinkle with lemon juice and the pepitas over the top and serve.


  • Serving Size: 3 servings
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