This smoothie satisfies all my not-too-sweet breakfast desires with a spicy kick of jalapeño, creamy avocado, a hearty helping of greens, and some tropical flavors to round things out. The end result is a slightly-tart, veggie-packed, green smoothie that doesn't taste too 'green.'
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This two-filling, bacon-y, béchamel-laced titan of a lasagna takes some time to prepare, but the result is well worth it.
A 20 minute one-skillet meal of pasta with swiss chard, lemon, sumac, and shallots.
Polenta and greens take a new form in Mollie Katzen's tamale-like polenta packages. These small bites from her new cookbook, The Heart of the Plate, are surprisingly simple: make a pot of thick polenta laced with Anaheim chiles and sautéed onions, blanch a dozen chard or collard leaves, scoop, roll, and sauté.
Tender cod fillets steamed over a potato and swiss chard hash, all in a single skillet.
A lighter alternative to lasagna, this Mediterranean baked pasta dish calls for tomatoes, tender dark greens and creamy feta cheese.
This is an ode to soup lovers looking for a meal in a bowl, with crispy fried chickpeas, tender chard and rice. Packed with antioxidants and fiber, it's also ideal for your eat-healthier, your-body-is-a-temple New Years' resolutions--no kale chips required.
Swiss chard, spinach, and leeks mixed with ricotta, Gruyère, Parmesan, and pine nuts makes the perfect filling for a slightly virtuous, slightly decadent vegetarian puff pastry tart.
Here's a simple French favorite stuffed with some Italian staples: crisp pancetta, salty Pecorino, and hearty Swiss chard. Perfect for Christmas morning while tearing up wrapping paper.
A one-pot soup with chicken, chard, and chickpeas, flavored with parmesan.
Molly O'Neill's One Big Table is filled with all sorts of unexpected recipes, like these Tacos de Acelgas, Swiss chard tacos from a cattle ranch country in Texas. When thinking about dinner on a cattle ranch so close to the...
The stories that preface the recipes that Molly O'Neill collected for One Big Table are so engaging that, somehow, they make the recipes taste even better. This Southern classic of Creamy Grits and Chard is fantastic on its own—spicy, vinegary greens ladled over buttery grits—but it gets even better when you read about the South Carolina origins of the recipe.
This recipe is the color of a Thanksgiving harvest, will providing a light and healthy accent to any overladen holiday table. Dried cranberries are both sweet and tart and add a bold flavor to braised rainbow chard.
[Photograph: Caroline Russock] From time to time we all need a detox—a healthy, clean meal that is healthful and reinvigorating. Sadly, "healthful" isn't always synonymous with "tasty" and these good-for-you meals leave you craving something a little more satisfying. This...
Once I brought the beets and chard home I turned to the pages of Farm to Fork by Emeril Lagasse for a bit of inspiration. And what I found was this Roasted Beet Salad with Walnut Dressing and Cheese Crisps. Roasted beets? Yes, please. But raw chard? I had never used it in its raw state but the young chard that I brought home had much thinner, softer leaves that seemed like they would work beautifully in a salad.
[Credit: Robin Bellinger] One New Yorker cartoon that lives in my memory shows a man teasing his wife, “You’ll buy anything if it says poids net.” If you suffer from Francophilia, as the cartoon woman and I do, you will...
Note: Serious Eater Michael Natkin of the vegetarian blog Herbivoracious drops by every Wednesday to share a delicious recipe to expand our vegetarian repertoire. It seems like everyone wants to eat locally these days. One of my favorite ways to...
©iStockphoto.com/adel66 Before I picked up a copy of Deborah Madison's What We Eat When We Eat Alone I thought that my secret polenta-eating habit was an anomaly. I was heartened to see that there were no fewer than six polenta-based...