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California Ripe Olive, Rainbow Chard,and Tomato Gratin

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Cook Time: 15 min.
The delicate flavor of cooked chard combines with cheese, garlic, and olives with delicious results.


  • 1 tsp butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup coarse bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup asiago cheese, grated
  • 2 lbs rainbow chard
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp oregano, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup olives, halved


  • Combine butter, breadcrumbs and asiago cheese in a small bowl and set aside. Remove chard leaves from stalks and chop each separately. Heat oil in a large sauté pan over medium, add chard stalks and cook for 4-5 minutes until lightly browned.
  • Stir in garlic, chard leaves, salt and oregano and continue to cook for 3-4 minutes until leaves are fully wilted and stalks are tender. Mix tomatoes and olives into chard and remove from heat. Pour chard mixture into a greased 9" by 9" baking pan and sprinkle with cheese and breadcrumb mixture. Place under a preheated broiler for 3-4 minutes until top is golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 156
  Calories from Fat 66 (42%)
(11%)Total Fat 7g
(0%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(2%)Cholesterol 7mg
(38%)Sodium 908mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 16g
(0%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(14%)Protein 7g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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