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    By Kristin Bjornsen
  • Simple Saute

    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1/2 cup onion, diced
    1 teaspoon garlic powder
    1 teaspoon lemon juice
    1/4 cup white wine
    1 bunch chard, roughly chopped
    Romano cheese

    1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil, and sauté onion, garlic powder, and lemon juice for two minutes.

    2. Add white wine and chopped chard, and stir until it wilts. Serve warm, sprinkled with shaved Romano cheese.

  • Smoked Salmon and Chard Frittata

    1 onion, diced
    Olive oil
    1 bunch chard, chopped
    4 eggs, beaten
    3/4 cup milk
    1/2 cup cottage cheese
    3/4 cup shredded cheese
    1 cup fresh bread crumbs
    1 cup smoked salmon, chopped

    1. Sauté onion in olive oil. Add chard leaves, ribs removed, and cook until it wilts.

    2. In a large bowl, mix with eggs, milk, cottage cheese, shredded cheese, fresh bread crumbs, chopped smoked salmon.

    3. Bake in a 9-inch pan at 350 degrees for 50 minutes or until set.

  • Lentil and Chard Stew

    1 cup red lentils
    2 caups water
    2 cans chicken broth
    1 cup carrots, chopped
    1 cup onion, diced
    1 teaspoon ground cumin
    Salt and pepper
    Bunch of chard

    1. In a large saucepan, combine red lentils, water, and chicken broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes.

    2. Add chopped carrots, diced onion, ground cumin, and a dash of salt and pepper. Simmer 30 minutes. Add a bunch of torn chard leaves, and simmer 10 more minutes. Top with a dollop of yogurt.