Swiss Chard with Rice Pilaf

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch of swiss chard
  • 1 cup uncooked rice, pre-soaked for 10 minutes
  • ¼ c. olive oil
  • ½ c. onion
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ c. chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

Wash the Swiss chard well.  Remove and chop the stalks.  Chop the leaves and set aside to drain.

Heat the oil and sauté the onions until soft.  Season with salt.

Add the rice and toss for a few minutes.  Add the chard stalks, leaves, and parsley.  Ad 1- ½ cups of boiling water and bring to a boil, uncovered.

Cover, reduce the heat and simmer until the rice is cooked, about 15-20 minutes.

Allow to stand a few minutes before serving.

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