Swiss Chard with Toasted Nuts and Parmesan Cheese


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
  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat
  2. Stir in the onion and garlic, cooking just until fragrant. Approximately 30 seconds.
  3. Add the chopped stems and ribs along with the white wine and simmer until stems start to soften, about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in chard leaves and cook until just wilted.
  5. Finally, add lemon juice, parmesan cheese and toasted nuts. You can season with salt if still needed after adding the parmesan cheese.
Do share your favourite recipe cooking with chard with us!


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