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Many varieties of Swiss Chard are being harvested. The different colored rib creates a colorful dish. Enjoy this wonderful plant in the recipe opposite.
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How about putting Swiss Chard on your menu this week? Many lovely varieties are available to sauteed. Try this Sauteed Swiss Chard recipe this week!
Sauteed Swiss Chard
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1/2 small red onion, diced
1 bunch Swiss chard, stems and center ribs cut out and chopped together, leaves coarsely chopped separately
1/2 cup dry white wine
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, or to taste
2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
salt to taste (optional)
1. Melt butter and olive oil together in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in the garlic and onion, and cook for 30 seconds until fragrant. Add the chard stems and the white wine. Simmer until the stems begin to soften, about 5 minutes. Stir in the chard leaves, and cook until wilted. Finally, stir in lemon juice and Parmesan cheese; season to taste with salt if needed.
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