Swiss chard with raisins

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1 pound fresh Swiss chard, rinsed, stems removed, and leaves chopped (10 cups) 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup apple juice 2-4 T golden raisins In large, deep skillet, combine the chard and water (if the greens don’t all fit, let some cook down then add the rest). Cover and cook, stirring and turning occasionally with […]

Chard soup with cream cheese “croutons”

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3 packed cups finely chopped chard leaves 4 ounces cream cheese, cubed and at room temperature 4 cups chicken broth salt (if necessary) and pepper Combine chard and chicken broth in a pot. Bring to simmer and cook until chard is wilted and tender, about 6 minutes. You may leave it as is or puree […]

Asian style chard

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1 bunch Swiss chard, cleaned 1 tablespoon peanut oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic scapes 1 tablespoon soy sauce freshly ground black pepper Cut off and discard thick stem ends of chard. Cut out ribs; chop ribs into 2-inch pieces; set aside in a pile. Stack the leaves in small piles; coarsely chop them. Heat oil […]

Swiss chard breakfast burritos

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approximately 3 cups cooked and seasoned Swiss chard* 2 cups milk 1 tablespoon flour 6-8 flour tortillas 1 teaspoon mustard powder 2-3 cups shredded cheese (like cheddar or Swiss), divided salsa; sour cream 4 eggs, beaten Oil a 9-by-13-inch baking pan. Divide cooked chard down center of tortillas. Sprinkle each pile of chard with 3 […]

Swiss chard noodle bake

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1 pound fresh Swiss chard, cooked just until wilted, drained and chopped 1/2 pound penne or ziti noodles, freshly cooked and drained 1/2 pound ricotta cheese 1 15-ounce jars marinara sauce 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper Preheat oven to 350°F. Generously […]