steamed swiss chard

Eating greens planted, grown, harvested and then perfectly cooked on retreat grounds satisfies mind, body and spirit. What a way to start today.


adapted from Adamah Foods Head Chef Adam SaNogueira

serves 2-4


1 bunch Swiss chard


Wash chard well, and trim stems if desired.

Place clean greens in stainless steel or bamboo steamer basket.

Place 1-2 inches of water in steamer pot.

Cover and bring to a boil.

When water is boiling, place steamer basket on top of the pot, covered.

Let chard steam for about 30-60 seconds.

Remove steamer basket from pot.

Place steamed greens on a serving plate.