Swiss Chard is typically one of those vegetables that are hard to find here. I don’t know why but maybe the fact that they don’t stay fresh for very long has something to do with it. I am not sure. They are also a perfect vegetable to grow in your own garden. You cut off a bunch and it just keeps growing to keep you with a batch of chard all the time. This is a really simple dish but perfect as a side dish with some roasted chicken or for a light lunch. Which is how I used it.
Quick Swiss chard with garlic and pinenuts
- Author: Simone
- Prep Time: 10 mins
- Cook Time: 10 mins
- Total Time: 20 minutes
- Yield: 2 people
- Bunch of Swiss Chard (500 gr)
- 1 onion, cut finely
- 2 cloves of garlic, grated
- 40 gr pinenuts
- 1 tbsp of olive oil (for baking)
- Heat the olive oil in a pan and add the garlic and the onions. Bake until soft.
- Remove the stalks from the swiss chard and cut the stalks in small pieces. Roll all the leaves together and cut them as well.
- Stirfry the stalks first, as they need longer and add the leaves at the last minute.
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Simone is food photographer and food blogger from the Netherlands with a passion for food. She's studying holistic nutrition and eats mostly low carb and high fat. Likes to try out vegan recipes but does eat some sustainable, animal friendly meat. (although still struggles to find eating meat animal friendly )