Extraordinary Swiss Chard Lasagna Recipe

This Extraordinary Swiss Chard Lasagna Recipe uses fresh chard from the garden to create a nutritious and delicious dish.


| March/April 1978



This Extraordinary Swiss Chard Lasagna Recipe makes the most of your garden fresh chard.

This Extraordinary Swiss Chard Lasagna Recipe makes the most of your garden fresh chard.


Photo by Fotolia/Francesco83

Try this healthy Extraordinary Swiss Chard Lasagna Recipe, chard is a versatile vegetable that will be the star of any meal.

Extraordinary Swiss Chard Lasagna Recipe

Ingredients:

1 medium onion, chopped
1 clove of garlic, minced
2 tbsp of olive or salad oil
1 pound of hamburger
1/2 pound of fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 can (8 ounces) of tomato sauce
1 can (6 ounces) of tomato paste
2 tsp of salt
1 tsp of oregano
3/4 cup of water or dry red wine
1 cup of cooked, drained, and finely chopped chard (about 1 pound raw)
1 cup of cottage cheese
1/3 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
2 eggs
1 package (12 ounces) of lasagna noodles, cooked according to package directions
1/2 pound of Monterey Jack cheese, grated

Instructions:

Brown the onion and garlic lightly in one tablespoon of the oil in a large frying pan. Add the hamburger and cook until the meat is no longer red. Throw in the sliced mushrooms and cook until they've lost most of their liquid . . . then stir in the tomato sauce, tomato paste, one teaspoon of salt, the oregano, and the water or wine. Simmer 15 minutes.

In a clean bowl, combine the chard with the cottage cheese, the Parmesan cheese, 1 of the eggs, and the remaining teaspoon of salt and tablespoon of oil. In another bowl, beat the second egg slightly and toss with the cooked and drained lasagna noodles.





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