Swiss Chard and Chickpeas

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by dicentra

365 Easy Italian Recipes Serves 4-6

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Separate stems from leaves of chard. Slice stems into 2 inch pieces; set leaves aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, cook chard stems in boiling salted water for 2 minutes. Add chard leaves and cook 3 minutes longer. Drain.
  3. In a large frying pan, heat oil. Add onion and cook 2-3 minutes, or until softened. Add garlic and cook 1 minute longer.
  4. Add chard, chickpeas, tomatoes and 1 cup water. Partially cover and simmer 12 minutes or until excess liquid begins to evaporate. Season with salt and pepper.

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