Linguine With Swiss Chard and Garlic

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

A delicious way to serve swiss chard with just a little bite from the red pepper flakes. From Redbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat.
  2. Add bread crumbs and cook, stirring constantly until golden brown, about 2 minutes.
  3. Scrape into a small bowl and stir in Parmesan cheese.
  4. Cook linguine in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente, 10 to 12 minutes.
  5. While pasta cooks, wipe out skillet.
  6. Add remaining oil to skillet and heat over medium heat.
  7. Add garlic and crushed red pepper flakes to taste.
  8. Cook, stirring constantly, until garlic is golden but not brown, about 30 seconds.
  9. Stir in Swiss chard.
  10. Stir in salt and 1/4 cup water.
  11. Cook, stirring occasionally until Swiss chard is tender, about 8 minutes.
  12. Add additional water if chard becomes dry.
  13. Drain linguine and return to pot, add Swiss chard, and toss to combine.
  14. Serve sprinkled with crumbs.


Most Helpful

Very good, just next time will put a little less bread crumbs. Could easily also add mushrooms. And i used to think that I didn't like chard. :)

szczotka May 08, 2011

Nice flavor--garlic and crushed red pepper compliment it wonderfully.

manyshoesonwall July 08, 2007

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