Vegetarian Swiss Chard and Rice Pilaf is a gluten-free, wheat-free, vegetarian and vegan entree. Recipe courtesy of Ener-G Foods. Looking for more vegetarian and gluten-free recipes? You can find dozens of vegetarian and vegan gluten-free recipes here.
- 1 pound Swiss chard
- 1 cup uncooked rice, pre-soaked for 10 minutes
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/2 cup chopped spring onions (scallions or green onions)
- 1 lemon, squeezed
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
Heat the oil and saute the spring onions until soft. Season with salt and allspice.
Add the rice and toss for a few minutes. Add the chard stalks, leaves, and parsley. Add 1-1/2 cups boiling water and bring to a boil, uncovered.
Cover, reduce the heat and simmer until the rice is cooked, about 15-20 minutes. Allow the rice to stand for a few minutes before serving.
This recipe for Swiss chard and rice is vegetarian, vegan, wheat-free and gluten-free.
Don't throw out those Swiss chard stems! Besides adding them to the pot whenever you next make a soup or vegetable broth, Swiss chard stems can also be roasted into a cheesey side dish. Here's how: Roasted Swiss chard stem gratin recipe