Ingredients:Organic Red Chard

  • 2 Tbl. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 to 4 slices of bacon, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 small bunch red chard, stemmed and chopped
  • Pinch of grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1 cup basmati white rice, uncooked
  • 1 3/4 cups chicken broth

Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add bacon and cook 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. Add chard and a pinch of nutmeg, salt, pepper, and paprika. When the chard is wilted add the rice and cook, stirring 1 minute more. Add the stock or water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover saucepan and cook 15-18 minutes, or until the rice is tender. Fluff with a fork and serve. 

Serves 4.