Swiss_Chard

Swiss Chard

I never tried cooking Swiss chard until today! I got these from farmer’s market that has been freshly picked. I heard the freshly picked and cooked your Swiss chard, the tastier it is.

1 large bunch of fresh Swiss chard
1 small clove garlic, sliced
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp water (if needed)
Pinch of dried crushed red pepper
1 teaspoon butter (I skipped the butter!)
Salt

  • Rinse out the Swiss chard leaves thoroughly. Roughly chop into inch-wide strips. Remove the toughest third of the stalk, discard.
  • Heat a saucepan on a medium heat setting, add olive oil, a few small slices of garlic and the crushed red pepper. Sauté for about a minute.
  • Add the chopped Swiss chard leaves. Cover.
  • Check after about 5 minutes. If it looks dry, add a couple tablespoons of water.
  • Flip the leaves over in the pan, so that what was on the bottom, is now on the top. Cover again.
  • Check for doneness after another 5 minutes (remove a piece and taste it).
  • Add salt to taste, and a small amount of butter (optional). Remove the swiss chard to a serving dish.

Source: Simply recipes

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  1. rosa
    Jan 30, 2008 - 01:36 PM

    merhaba yelda hanim,
    size swiss chard la ilgili bir oneri verebilirim. yesil mercimekle pisirmeyi deneyin ilaveten limon suyu ve aci sos (sambal oelek) sonuc cok iyi oldu. selamlar

  2. admin
    Jan 30, 2008 - 02:00 PM

    Rosa,
    Yorumunuz ve oneriniz icin tesekkur ederim. Ilk firsatta yesil mercimekle deneyip buraya yazicam :)

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