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Vegan Creamed Swiss Chard Recipe


Vegan Creamed Swiss Chard Recipe
Creamed Swiss chard for vegans! If you like creamed spinach, try this creamed Swiss chard recipe for variation. Any kind of Swiss chard will do - red, white or rainbow! This dairy-free chard recipe is made with flour, soy milk and a dash of nutritional yeast instead of milk or cream. Cooking dairy-free always keeps things lower in fat and cholesterol, and this recipe is cholesterol-free.

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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


Rinse the Swiss chard well, remove the stems, and coarsely chop the leaves. gently pat dry and set aside.

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

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