Friday, April 25, 2014

Stay low on the food chain with Cheesy Chard!

It was called to my attention that I’ve never tried this recipe, submitted by Susan Stillman, May’s Treehouse Chat environmentalist.  So this week, it’s Cheesy Chard at our house!  Susan says know one has ever been disappointed by this recipe!  Cheesy Chard from “Recipes for a Small Planet” by Ellen Buchman Ewald (photo from

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3/4 cup raw brown rice, cooked
1/3 cup grated cheese
One large bunch chard (or other leafy green)
2 onions, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
soy sauce to taste

1. Chop the chard and stems separately and add stems to the onions.
2. In a large pot or wok, saute the onions, garlic, and chard stems until onion is transparent.
3. Stir in the cooked rice and put the chopped chard leaves on top. Cover and let steam a few minutes until the chard is wilted, then stir into the rice.
4. Add the cheese and soy sauce, stir and serve.

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