Sweet and Sour Swiss Chard

From Simply in Season

1 pound swiss chard, washed and pat dry, stems and leaves separated

2 tsp olive oil

1 medium onion, diced

¼ cup dried cranberries or raisins

2 cloves garlic, minced

3 TBSP cider vinegar

1 ½ tsp sugar

Salt and pepper to taste

Chop chard stems diagonally.  Stack the leaves, roll them up and slice into 1 inch strips.  Keep the stems and leaves separate.

In a deep fry pan, sauté the onions in olive oil over medium heat until soft, about 5 minutes.

Add the chard stems, cranberries or raisins, garlic, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper.  Cover and cook for 8 minutes.  Place the chopped chard leaves on top of the mixture, (do not stir in), cover and cook another 2 minutes.  Remove from heat, stir and serve.