Swiss Chard with Currants and Pine Nuts

by Mugnaini on April 23, 2013 in Vegetables

Swiss Chard with Currants and Pine Nuts

Serves 6
Roasting Oven Environment


  • 2 bunches Swiss Chard (or a mix of Chard, Broccoli Rabe, Kale, etc)
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup currants
  • 2 Tablespoons pine nuts
  • Salt to taste


Rinse greens and coarsely chop. Add to boiling water and blanch. Remove, drain and plunge into bowl of cold water to cool. Drain greens and set aside. (May be completed a day in advance and refrigerated)

Place sauté pan in oven with olive oil and garlic. Heat for about 1 minute. Add greens, currants and pine nuts and cook, stirring occasionally until greens are tender and heated through (about 10 minutes). Remove and add salt to taste.

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