Recipes

Swiss Chard Bruschetta

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 bunch Swiss chard, coarsely chopped (about 3 cups)
2 tablespoons water
Salt and pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
6 slices French bread, cut diagonally 3/4-inch thick and toasted **
1/2 cup torn arugula or small arugula leaves
2 ounces garlic-and-herb feta cheese or plain feta cheese, crumbled (1/2 cup)
 
     In a large skillet or wok heat the 2 tablespoons olive oil; stir-fry Swiss chard over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Add water and cook 2 minutes more. Add salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat. In a small bowl combine the 1 tablespoon oil and the vinegar, set aside. To serve, divide chard among the pieces of toast. Drizzle with the oil-and-vinegar mixture. Top with arugula and feta cheese. Serve immediately. Makes 6 side-dish servings.
 
** Gluten-free alternative:  Against the Grain Gourmet Baguettes (found in frozen section of local Health food Store or Coop)