Chard-Tomato Saute

Photo: Bryan Gardner
Prep Time:
6 mins
Total Time:
6 mins

Garlic, tomato, capers, and fresh basil give blanched Swiss chard a puttanesca-esque flavor in this easy side dish.


  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling

  • 2 thinly sliced garlic cloves

  • 1 chopped large tomato

  • 2 tablespoons drained capers

  • 2 cups chopped Blanched Greens (use Swiss chard or kale)

  • ¼ cup sliced fresh basil

  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper

  • Basil leaves, for topping

  • Grated Parmesan


  1. Heat 3 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet. Add garlic, tomato, and capers; cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Add chard and sliced basil; heat through. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle with more oil; top with basil leaves and grated Parmesan.

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