Marmie's Parm and Garlic Swiss Chard

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Marmies

A bumper crop of swiss chard requires some creative juices to find new ways to enjoy it. This is simple and really delicious!

Top Review by Little Jo

My company and I thought this was delicious. I ran out of chard and added some spinach to compensate. Added a little red wine vinegar and mixed sunflower seeds on top, served with white fish on wild rice. Mmmmm.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • bacon fat (I know bacon fat is not good for me just tastes sooooo yummy) or olive oil (I know bacon fat is not good for me just tastes sooooo yummy)
  • 5 garlic cloves, coarsley chopped
  • 14 cup parmesan cheese (optional...good without too)
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Wash and dry chard.
  2. Cut stems into 1 inch pieces - place in seperate bowl.
  3. Chop leaves - place in another bowl.
  4. Saute garlic in bacon fat or olive oil untill aromatic (you will need a large frying pan).
  5. Add Chard stems, saute for 6 - 8 min untill just beginning to soften.
  6. Add Chard leaves, saute 5 min untill nicely wilted (I place a lid on the pan to contain the steam).
  7. Sprinkle with parm if desired and serve immediately.

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