- 2 bunches Swiss chard
- 1 small red onion, halved and sliced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) sliced beets, drained and julienned
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
- 1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
- Cut stems from chard; coarsely chop stems and leaves separately. Fill a Dutch oven with water; bring to a boil. Add chard leaves. Return to a boil; cook for 1-2 minutes or just until tender. Drain and rinse in cold water; set aside.
- In a large skillet, saute the onion, garlic, salt, pepper and chard stems in oil for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Gently squeeze excess moisture from chard leaves. Add leaves and beets to skillet; saute for 1 minute. Add lemon juice; heat through. Just before serving, sprinkle with feta cheese and walnuts. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Swiss Chard with Beets in Backyard Living January/February 2007, p64
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Reviewed Sep. 8, 2012
I added some chopped tomatoes. Very tasty
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2011
This is a new, interesting way to have Swiss Chard. Lots of texture, freshness with the lemon and good for you! I cut the recipe in half and used lower-fat feta and fresh-squeezed lemon juice.