Sauteed Swiss chard
  • 1 large bunch of fresh Swiss chard
  • 1 small clove garlic, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • Pinch of dried crushed red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • salt
  1. Rinse out the Swiss chard leaves thoroughly.
  2. Roughly chop into inch-wide strips.
  3. Remove the toughest third of the stalk, discard
  4. Heat a saucepan on a medium heat setting
  5. add olive oil, a few small slices of garlic and the crushed red pepper.
  6. Saut´┐Ż for about a minute.
  7. Add the chopped Swiss chard leaves.
  8. Cover.
  9. Check after about 5 minutes.
  10. If it looks dry, add a couple tablespoons of water.
  11. Flip the leaves over in the pan, so that what was on the bottom, is now on the top.
  12. Cover again.
  13. Check for doneness after another 5 minutes (remove a piece and taste it).
  14. Add salt to taste, and a small amount of butter.