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Swiss Chard And Chick Peas

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Ingredients
  Swiss chard 2 Pound (2 Bunches)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), chopped
  Canned chickpeas 16 Ounce, drained, rinsed (1 Can)
  Canned italian peeled tomatoes 14 Ounce, drained and chopped (1 Can)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Separate stems from leaves of chard. Slice stems into 2-inch pieces; set leaves aside. In a large saucepan, cook chard stems in boiling salted water 2 minutes. Add chard leaves and cook 3 minutes longer. Drain well.
2. In a large frying pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until softened. Add garlic and cook 1 minute longer. Add Swiss chard, chick-peas, tomatoes, and 1 cup water. Partially cover and simmer 12 minutes, or until flavors blend and excess liquid evaporates. Season with salt and pepper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday

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