River Cafe’s Roast Ribollita

With a big bag of chard from Glebelands City Growers and spinach, white onions and basil from the Riverford veg box, there is only one call… ribollita al forno! Its a thick Tuscan soup, in this recipe River Cafe suggest you roast it in the oven between slices of sourdough. This recipe serves 6. Ingredients…

Chickpea saute with Greek yoghurt

A Yotam Ottolenghi treat. A totally simple, quick and tasty dish that can be served warm or at room temperature. If chard isn’t in season you can use a combination of spinach and rocket (though they don’t need blanching). We were lucky enough to be given some chard by Kirstin @kindlingtrust Serves 4 300g Swiss…

Spiced Swiss Chard with Beans and Couscous

From The Modern Vegetarian by Maria Elia. Ingredients large bunch of Swiss chard 3    tablespoons olive oil 1    onion, finely diced 2    garlic cloves, finely chopped 4    teaspoons cumin seeds 2    teaspoons ground coriander Large pinch of saffron strands 4    teaspoons ground cumin 2    teaspoons sweet paprika 2    teaspoons smoked paprika 1    small red chile,…

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Swiss Chard and Sesame Stir Fry

So far the Swiss chard has been beyond me, we got a new one in the vegbox today and that forced me to confront the other one in the fridge. Reading up about this leafy vegetable, it appears to have some amazing properties, including vitamins A+C+K, minerals and factors that might help blood-sugar levels. I…