While not a common vegetables found in Singapore, Swiss Chard is a versatile veggie that's great for salad, as well as cooked! (It's great for juice too.)
Try this simple and tasty sautéed chard recipe, adapted from Food 52. It makes a great side dish.
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 small red onion
- 3 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1/2 cup chicken/vegetable stock
- 1 bunch rainbow swiss chard, stems & center ribs cut out and reserved. Roughly chop swiss chard leaves
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (or to taste)
- 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
- 3 tablespoons toasted nuts
- Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat
- Stir in the onion and garlic, cooking just until fragrant. Approximately 30 seconds.
- Add the chopped stems and ribs along with the white wine and simmer until stems start to soften, about 5 minutes.
- Stir in chard leaves and cook until just wilted.
- Finally, add lemon juice, parmesan cheese and toasted nuts. You can season with salt if still needed after adding the parmesan cheese.