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Braised Swiss Chard

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  • 1 large bunch fresh Swiss chard
  • 1 clove garlic sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • Pinch dried crushed red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • Salt to taste


  • Rinse off the Swiss chard leaves thoroughly.
  • Remove the toughest bottom part of the stalk and discard. Roughly chop or tear the leaves and stem into bite sized pieces.
  • Heat a saucepan on medium.
  • Add olive oil, garlic and the crushed red peppeve. Sauté for about a minute.
  • Add the Swiss chard. Cover and cook for about 3 minutes.
  • If it looks dry, add a couple tablespoons of water. Flip the leaves over in the pan, giving those on top a chance to cook at the bottom of the pan.
  • Cover again and cook until done. Add salt to taste, and a small amount of butter. Serve.
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