There’s by no means every week I’m going with out having greens in the home. Spinach, kale, and chard are at all times in rotation. I additionally at all times have pots of greens rising on my patio. When I noticed this recipe, I knew I needed to do one thing related however with greens. This chard bake is a stable base that you might simply add herbs and spices as you see match. White beans and cans/jars of stewed tomatoes are additionally at all times stocked in my pantry. During the summer time months, you might make your personal tomato sauce and use that rather than the canned tomatoes.
An straightforward pantry meal that includes creamy cannellini beans paired with recent chard and canned stewed tomatoes. Perfect with a crusty slice of bread!
Course: Main Course
Servings: 2 servings
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- three cups frivolously packed shredded chard leaves
- 1 ½ cups cooked cannellini beans drained and rinsed if utilizing canned
- 1 15ozcan stewed tomatoes
- 1/four teaspoon salt
- 1/four teaspoon black pepper
- ½ cup entire wheat panko or breadcrumbs
Preheat the oven to 400˚F. Heat a medium, oven-safe skillet or forged iron pan over medium-low warmth. Add the olive oil to the pan, adopted by the garlic. Cook the garlic till aromatic and golden; 1 to 2 minutes. Stir within the chard, flip the warmth to low, and prepare dinner till the chard simply begins to wilt, 1 to 2 minutes.
Stir the cannellini beans, stewed tomatoes, salt, and pepper into the chard combination. Sprinkle the highest with breadcrumbs. Place within the oven and bake for 20 minutes, till the tomato sauce is effervescent. Place the dish below the broiler if desired to brown the breadcrumbs extra.
This chard bake is a very nice base for a number of variations. Greens and beans are at all times a stable mixture whether or not it’s in stews, bakes, or grain bowls. Just a few methods to range this recipe:
Greens: swap out the chard on your favourite greens. Just a few of my favorites embody kale, collards, and spinach. This would even be good with roasted cauliflower or broccoli.
Spice: Stir in chili powder, smoked paprika, and even sambal oelek. You can add actually any sort of spice you may like/have readily available.
Cheese: I like to go away this vegan as a result of it’s an incredible go-to meal with the fridge is a bit empty. However, like within the recipe that this was impressed from, you might crumble feta or goat cheese on high earlier than baking.
Gluten-Free: Use gluten-free breadcrumbs.