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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 269.6
  • Total Fat: 17.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 117.4 mg
  • Sodium: 628.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.7 g
  • Protein: 14.0 g

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Swiss Chard torte with goat cheese

Submitted by: BASILIC

Introduction

This recipe takes a little bit of time, but first few steps can be prepared ahead of time.

* If using mature swiss chard, separate stalk from base of leaf and chop and steam stalk for a few minutes until slightly tender. (I precooked mine in microwave steamer).
This recipe takes a little bit of time, but first few steps can be prepared ahead of time.

* If using mature swiss chard, separate stalk from base of leaf and chop and steam stalk for a few minutes until slightly tender. (I precooked mine in microwave steamer).

Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    Swiss Chard chopped, 6 cups
    Goat Cheese, President, 3 oz
    Onion, 1/2 cup chopped
    garlic, 1 clove minced
    Egg Yolk, 2 large
    2 large egg white
    Pine Nuts, 4 tbsp
    Rosemary, 1 tsp fresh or 1/2 tsp dried
    Whole Wheat Bread Crumbs - Ian's, 0.25 cup
    Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 1 tbsp
    pepper, 1/8 tsp.
    salt (optional)

Directions

1. In small bowl, combine sundried tomatoes with enough water to cover and microwave for 1 minute to speed softening.

2. In large pan, heat olive oil (reserving 1 tsp.) and saute onions until soft/ Add garlic and saute until slightly golden (careful not to burn garlic).

3. Add chopped chard* to pan and saute until chard is tender and excess moisture is cooked out. Transfer chard mixture to a large shallow bowl or plate to to cool off quickly for next step or refrigerate overnight for next day.

4, Preheat oven to 400 if using metal or clay pie. (Reduce heat if using glass and increase cooking time accordingly.)

5. Beat eggs, crumble goat cheese and combine with cooled off chard mixture. Add salt and pepper to taste.

6. Lightly toast bread crumbs in dry pan.

7. Prepare pie plate coating bottom and sides with reserved tsp. of olive oil. then sprinkle 1/2 of bread crumbs on bottom and sides of pie plate.

7. Pour chard mixture and top with remaining bread crumbs and bake for 30 minutes.






Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BASILIC.






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