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Chard With Parmesan

  • Yield: 4


  • 1/4 pound thick-cut bacon, chopped
  • 2 pounds green Swiss chard, washed, drained, and chopped into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock or canned, low-sodium chicken broth
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese


  • In a large nonstick saute pan over medium-high heat, cook bacon until crispy and fat has rendered, 8 to 10 minutes. Add half the chard and stock. Season with salt and pepper. Cook until wilted, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a plate and set aside. Repeat with remaining bacon fat and chard.
  • Remove from heat, sprinkle with Parmesan, and toss before serving.