Posts Tagged "chard"

Tuscan Stir-fry

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My recipes are very loose but should give you an idea Over a medium heat: 1 – 2 cloves of chopped garlic.  Saute in a T of olive oil.  Add a pinch of red pepper flakes.  Cook the garlic until tender do not brown Add a package of mushrooms, broken up roughly.  Saute for a couple of minutes Add a bunch of cleaned and torn swiss chard, or kale or combo Cook until wilted. Stir and mix as this is cooking Add half  to a cup of sun dried tomatoes and toss into the swiss chard and mushroom mixture Add cooked chopped steak, sausage or chicken untill warm – toss that around to mix...

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Sesame Kale Salad

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1 bunch fresh kale or chard                1 garlic clove, minced 2 tablespoons soy sauce                     2 teaspoons honey 2 tablespoons sesame oil                    1 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon sesame seeds               a dash or to taste ground black or red pepper Cut the kale leaves from the stems. Chop the stems and greens. Steam the stems for a few minutes and then add the greens and steam until just tender. Drain and let the kale cool until cool enough to handle. Squeeze out as much water as...

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Swiss chard with Caramelized Onions and Pine nuts

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2 tablespoon pine nuts                                 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large sweet onion, chopped                     1 bunch Swiss chard approx. ½ lb 2 tablespoons golden raisins             2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar ¼ teaspoon salt                                          Pepper to taste In a large deep skillet toast the pine nuts over low heat, stirring frequently until they are golden brown and soft, about 3 minutes. Transfer them to a plate and set aside to cool. In the same...

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Garden Greens Florentine Hash

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4 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes 2 cups coarsely chopped Swiss chard, spinach, or kale leaves 6 eggs 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese If using kale precook the leaves either by steaming or boiling in salted water for about 10 minutes. If you are using chard or spinach there is no need to precook the leaves just use them raw. Heat the oil in a non stick skillet over medium heat. Place a layer of potatoes in the skillet and then a layer of greens. Crack the eggs on top and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add a layer of cheese on the top, cover and cook until the...

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Sautéed Chard and Beet Tops

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2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons minced garlic Chard, stems removed and cut unto 2-3 inch pieces Beet tops, stems removed and cut into 2-3 inch pieces 1 lemon, juiced Salt and pepper to taste Heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the garlic and sauté briefly before adding the chard and beet stems and tops.  Cover and sauté the greens until they are wilted. Season with salt and pepper and lemon juice. This recipe was adapted from Placer County Real Food.

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