Steamed Greens with Caramelized Leeks - Yoga Journal

Steamed Greens with Caramelized Leeks


Make this dish at the start of the evening, and leave it in the pan to be reheated when you’re ready to eat.

  • 1-cup servingServings


  • 1     Tbs. olive oil
  • 2     large leeks, white parts only, thinly sliced (11/2 cups)
  • 1     bunch Swiss chard, collard greens, or beet tops (12 oz.), tough veins removed, coarsely chopped
  • 1     clove garlic, minced (1 tsp.)


Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add leeks, and sauté 5 minutes, or until soft. Reduce heat to low; add Swiss chard and garlic. Cover pan, and steam greens 7 to 9 minutes, or until wilted and tender.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Serves 2
  • Calories: 132
  • Carbohydrate Content: 16 g
  • Fat Content: 8 g
  • Fiber Content: 4 g
  • Protein Content: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 638 mg
  • Sugar Content: 4 g