Tag Archives: chard

Cajun Turnips and Greens

07 March

Adapted from Kripalu Cookbook Ingredients: 2½ cups cubed turnips 2 tablespoons olive oil 2½ cups sliced onions 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon diced garlic ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper ½ teaspoon sea salt 4 cups stemmed and washed chopped kale 3 cups stemmed and washed chopped chard ½ cup water 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar […]

Swiss Chard with Tahini Yogurt Sauce and Buttered Pine Nuts

07 February

Ingredients: 1 large bunch chard 2½ tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons olive oil plus extra to finish Scant 5 tablespoons pine nuts 2 small cloves garlic, sliced very thinly ¼ cup dry white wine Sweet paprika to garnish Sea salt and freshly ground pepper Tahini Yogurt Sauce: 3½ tablespoons tahini paste 4½ tablespoons Greek yogurt […]

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Cauliflower and Chickpea Curry

30 January

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon coconut oil, or other neutral oil 1 medium onion, diced 1½ teaspoons curry powder 2 bay leaves 2 teaspoons minced ginger 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 small jalapeno, seeded and minced 3 cups small cauliflower florets 1 cup ½-inch diced waxy potatoes 2 teaspoons sea salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 28 […]

Chard Dumplings

14 November

This is a recipe from an old cookbook, La Cucina Delle Stagioni, by Giovanni Calvera and Odilla Marchenisi. Ingredients: 2 bunches chard, steamed, squeezed completely dry and finely chopped 5 tablespoons butter 1 cup ricotta cheese 1 egg, beaten ¾ cup flour of choice ¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese Directions: 1. Saute the chard […]

Swiss Chard with Hazelnuts and Fusilli

07 November

Ingredients: 1 bunch chard 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 leeks, chopped, white part only ¾ cup stock of choice 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar Sea salt and freshly ground pepper 8 ounces fusilli ½ cup hazelnuts, toasted, very coarsely chopped Directions: 1. Wash the chard well. Hold the bunch together and cut it crosswise into quarters. […]

Tuscan Minestrone with Butternut Squash and Farro

17 October

Ingredients: ½ cup dried farro 1 medium carrot, chopped 1 rid celery, chopped 1 small red onion, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley 2 cups vegetable broth 1½ cups cubed butternut squash 1 cup chopped Swiss chard leaves 2-3 large tomatoes, seeded and diced 1 teaspoon dried sage One 15-ounce can […]

Rainbow Chard and Radicchio Saute

19 September

Ingredients: 1 bunch chard 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ onion, cut into ¾-inch pieces 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large radicchio, cored, cut into 1-inch wedges, leaves separated 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar, or more 1½ tablespoons currants (optional) ¼ cup pine nuts, toasted Directions: 1. Cut ribs from chard; chop crosswise […]

Chard Braised with Tomatoes

22 August

Ingredients: 1 bunch chard, or kale, stemmed and chopped into small pieces 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes Pinches of sea salt 24 cherry tomatoes, halved Directions: 1. Cover the chopped chard with cold water and set aside until ready to use. 2. Heat the oil in a […]

Asian Soup with Greens and Noodles

01 August

Ingredients: 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock 2 cups water 3 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari 3 cups chopped romaine lettuce 1 cups greens – dandelion, chard, kale, etc. 4 ounces angel hair pasta (whole wheat) 4 scallions, each green top cut into “brushes” Directions: 1. Combine stock, water, soy sauce or tamari, and greens […]

Chard and Roasted Tomato Penne

25 July

Ingredients: 4½ tablespoons olive oil 1½ pounds cherry tomatoes 6-8 cloves garlic, smashed and peeled 2 pounds chard, trimmed, leaves cut across into ½-inch strips, stems cut across into ¼-inch strips 1 pound penne pasta Three 2-ounce cans anchovies, packed in oil, drained and fillets separated (optional) Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste […]