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Italian | Chard with Parmesan

Revised on January 10, 2012

One of my favorites. I make this often when in season, you can't go wrong with butter and Parmesan.

chard with parmesan


Swiss chard, washed, ribs removed

salt, for cooking water

unsalted butter, 1 tablespoon per bunch

Parmesan cheese

Maldon salt, to taste

freshly ground pepper, to taste



Cook chard in salted boiling water for about 4 minutes. Drain, cool, squeeze out excess water, chop coarse. Melt butter in pan over medium heat. Add the chopped chard and salt to taste. Heat through and stir in Parmesan. Pepper to taste. Remove from heat and serve.


(Ref. "Chard with Parmesan" recipe, The Art of Simple Food.)