Sautéed Swiss Chard with Tomatoes

September 25, 2018



Only 15 minutes and delicious.



  • 8oz (240gr) chard -  Swiss chard - In CSA)

  • 3 green onion (In CSA)

  • 1 tomato - In CSA

  • 2 cloves garlic - In CSA

  • handful fresh basil leaves - In CSA

  • 2 tsp olive oil


  • Prep:

    • Wash the chard. 

    • Stack the leaves together and fold over, the long way.  Slice into thin strips, about 1/2" (1cm) using both leaves and stems. If the stems have some thickness, cut away and stir-fry with green onion.

    • Chop green onion.

    • Mince garlic.

    • Roughly chop tomatoes. 

    • Tear large basil leaves.

  • Heat oil in a large skillet.  Add green onion, larger chard stems and sauté until tender, about 5 minutes. 

  • Add the garlic, chard leaves and stir-fry over medium heat 3 minutes.

  • Add the leaves, basil and tomato.   Stir and turn until the leaves wilt and it all fits into the skillet. 

  • Reduce heat to low and cook until all is tender, another 5 - 6 minutes, stirring frequently.

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