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Swiss Chard Steamed with Tomatoes & Garlic by

Tags: garlic, swisschard


Veggie Box Swiss Chard
3 Veggie Box garlic cloves - sliced
2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
2 ripe Veggie Box tomatoes- chopped
1/8 tsp. dried oregano


Chop Swiss chard ( about 1-inch thick) and rinse, submerging under cold running water in a large pot. Drain in a colander. Place the pot on the stove. And on medium heat, add olive oil, red pepper flakes, and garlic. Saute garlic for 1 minute, to fragrant the olive oil, Do not brown the garlic. TURN off the heat! (Have the lid to the pot nearby).Toss in the wet chard, chopped tomatoes, oregano, and salt. Cover with the lid.Turn on the heat again to medium-low heat. Cook the Swiss chard covered for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. The chard will shrink down as it cooks.Then uncover, and lower the heat to simmer the chard for a few minutes more, and to allow some of the liquid to evaporate. Taste and adjust the salt, if needed.Turn off heat and cover, let the chard stand and steam for 2 minutes more. Stems should be tender to the bite.Remove and transfer to a serving bowl or platter. Serve warm.

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