Category Archives: Chard

Pizza Beans From Smitten Kitchen

Earlier this year I posted a recipe for Greens and Beans. Beans with vegetables are a staple at my house. I was telling Wyatt how, for a quick dinner I often open a can of beans and a jar of … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Carrots, Chard, Greens, Kale, Recipes | 1 Comment

Greens and Beans

Stop me if you have heard this one before. Greens and beans, my comfort food. Like most comfort meals you can use what you have on hand and what you like. I had a little more than 1 bunch worth … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Chard, Collards, Greens, Kale

Chard Pizza

Friday nights are often pizza nights here. I like to clean out the refrigerator vegetable and cheese drawer and throw whatever I find on the pizza. This Friday I had some chard, so I made a couple of chard pizzas … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Chard, Greens, Recipes

Chard Breakfast Quesadilla

We are getting into Summer vegetables and Swiss Chard is a favorite of mine. I did a post a while back called Chard 101 covering the basics of this great vegetable. If you aren’t familiar with chard you might want to check … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Chard, Recipes

Pan Roasted Garbanzo Beans and Braised Chard

Beans and greens are very good friends. You can not go wrong pairing the two. Pan roasting the garbanzo beans does two things. 1. It makes the beans creamy 2. The oil used is flavored by the beans and transfers … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Beans, Chard, Recipes | 1 Comment

Chard 101

Chard is basically a leafy beet plant without a root. It is related to beets, spinach and quinoa, not kale, it’s not a brassica. Wash your chard, don’t soak it. It will loose nutrients if you soak it. Almost all … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Chard, Recipes, Storage and Preparation

Greens with Lemon and Honey

1 green garlic (or 2 cloves garlic) 1 walking onion (or 1/2 medium onion) 1 bunch any cooking greens (chard, kale, rabe, mustard, nice tops from beets or turnips, braising mix, etc) 2 tsp. agave nectar (to taste) 1 lemon, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Chard, Greens, Kale, Recipes

Chard Stem Gratin

Submitted by Marilyn leftover chard stems (broccoli or cauliflower would be good this way too) bits of fried bacon or pancetta, optional chopped/sliced garlic chopped parsley seeded, coarsely chopped tomato or roasted pepper optional cream grated cheese, optional Bring a … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Chard, Recipes