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

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


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


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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