Swiss Chard With Scallions

Marsha Gardner


My husbands favorite green. We have Swiss chard of all colors in our garden and will cut it most of the winter. Here is one of his favorite ways for me to prepare Swiss chard.

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2 large
bunches swiss chard, with stems, washed
6 Tbsp
butter or olive oil or 3 tablespoons each
2 bunch
green onions, cut into quarter inch pieces
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
cider vinegar for dressing chard

Directions Step-By-Step

Cut the Swiss chard into large pieces, plunge it into boiling water and cook it until the stems are just tender.
Drain, shock under cold water and drain again. Squeeze out as much water as possible. Put the chard on a board and chop it up with a large knife.
Melt the butter or olive oil in a deep pot. Add the scallions and cook them over moderate heat until just tender. Add the chopped chard, toss well, season to taste and serve with a drizzle of cider vinegar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian