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- 1 large bunch Swiss chard, rinsed and dried with ribs removed and leaves roughly chopped
- 2 tbsp margarine
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 Tbsp flour
- 1 cup soy milk or vegan soy creamer
- 1/2 tsp nutmeg
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper
Heat the garlic in margarine for 2-3 minutes over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, add the flour, stirring well for about a minute, until a thick paste forms.
Add the soy milk or non-dairy creamer and nutmeg and heat, stirring frequently, until thickened, about 2-3 minutes.
Add chard, and heat until cooked, about 5 minutes.
Makes 4 servings of vegan creamed Swiss chard.
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