Creamy Swiss Chard Ribs with Canned Tuna

Based on Simply Recipe’s “Sautéed Swiss Chard”
Serves two

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb swiss chard, yielding 1 cup of chopped ribs (1/2 – 1 in)
  • small onion, chopped
  • olive oil
  • 1 6-oz can of tuna, preferably in oil
  • 1/4 cup (half a stick) butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 lb dry pasta
  • Salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Separate the ribs from the greens in the manner described here. Cut the ribs into 1/2-inch to 1-inch pieces. Blanch the ribs in lightly salted boiling water for 3 minutes.
  2. In a saucepan on medium heat, add olive oil
  3. Sautée the chopped onions until clear (don’t burn)
  4. Add the canned tuna, sautée for 2 min
  5. Melt butter in the mixture
  6. Add the drained, blanched ribs and stir for 4 minutes.
  7. Add heavy cream and cook until cream reduces by two-thirds.
  8. While the cream is reducing, cook up your pasta according to the pasta’s package directions.
  9. Mix creamed chard with pasta. Season lightly with salt and freshly ground pepper.
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