Rainbow chard in two ways

Rainbow chard in two ways

Bietole in due versioni

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The Amalfi Coast
Serves
4-6
Photographer
Helen Cathcart

Sautéed chard leaves with chilli & garlic

Ingredients

Quantity Ingredient
650g chard stems, chopped into 3 cm lengths
4 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 lemon, juiced
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

  1. Boil or steam the chard stems for 10 to 15 minutes until tender. Drain in a colander and transfer to a serving dish. Add the olive oil, lemon juice and garlic, and season to taste. Serve at room temperature.

Chard stems with tomatoes & olives

Ingredients

Quantity Ingredient
650g chard stems, chopped into 3 cm lengths
1 white onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, lightly crushed
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
50g black or purple olives, pitted and roughly chopped
vegetable stock, as necessary
200g canned chopped italian plum tomatoes or the juice of one lemon, (about half a can)
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Chop the stems into small cubes and cook in plenty of boiling salted water for 15 minutes. Drain.
  2. Fry the onion and garlic, salt and pepper in the olive oil in a large frying pan until just soft. Add the olives and the boiled stems and stir to combine. Stir in the tomatoes or lemon juice and heat through for 10-15 minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning as necessary.

Variations

  • You can replace the chard leaves with spinach, sliced courgettes (zucchini), shredded cabbage or Brussels sprouts.
Tags:
The AmalfiCoast
Giancarlo
Katie
Caldesi
Amalfi
Italy
Italian
Mediterranean
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