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Roman Swiss Chard    HT  ACC    Italian    30mins

Serves 4     Hot   Vegetables   Fish  Accompaniment   Healthy Eating Dairy Gluten Wheat Free    Eggless  Italy  Europe



900g/2lb Swiss Chard

2 Garlic Cloves, crushed

3 tbsp Olive Oil

4 Anchovy Fillets, chopped

1 x 400g/14oz tin Tomatoes

Salt and Black Pepper




1. Wash the Swiss chard, discarding any damaged parts, and cut into 5cm/2inch pieces.


2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the garlic and fry until pale golden. Remove from the pan and discard.


3. Add the anchovies to the pan with the tomatoes and juice. Bring to the boil and simmer uncovered for 15 minutes.


4. Meanwhile, cook the chard in lightly salted boiling water for 15 minutes until tender. Drain thoroughly and add to the tomatoes with plenty of pepper. Stir over a low heat for 5 minutes until coated with the sauce.


5. Adjust the seasoning to taste, then arrange the chard in a warmed serving dish and serve immediately.


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Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

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