Swiss Chard, Pine Nut and Raisin Topping

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by potions

Spoon this savory mixture over a slice of crusty bread spread with soft goat cheese. Or pair it with sliced turkey and Parmigiano-Reggiano.

Top Review by kayemmdee

I was looking for something to make with the great crop of Swiss chard I had in my garden this year and found this recipe. I was too lazy to finely chop the stems, slicing them, instead, into about 1/2" pieces, so I just cooked the stems longer before adding the leaves. I also didn't follow the ingredient amounts exactly - I kind of winged it. I added a little salt and also added a tablespoon or so of sugar which, along with the vinegar, gives it a slight sweet and sour flavor. With the modifications I made, I like this recipe and would make it again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking.
  2. Add chard stems and cook, stirring until softened, about 3 minutes.
  3. Stir in leaves and garlic; cook, stirring, until leaves begin to soften, about 2 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat; stir in vinegar, nuts and raisins; salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Transfer to a bowl and serve immediately.
  6. This can be made ahead (let cool to room temperature, cover and chill up to 2 days. Bring to room temperature before serving).

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