Posts tagged ‘smoked salmon’

September 23, 2012

Chard Rolls!

We eat chard every week. We’re lucky enough in BC to have chard available year round. It’s inexpensive and incredibly healthy for you. I never get bored of my white bean stew with chard. But it is time to try something new: Chard Rolls!

I learned how to make chard rolls in my Greens! class at Rooted Nutrition. Chef Andrea stuffed the rolls with quinoa and baked them in a pesto sauce. If you like chard and quinoa that probably is enough to entice you but I needed to make the chard rolls sound more exciting. Something to be eaten without the grudge that it’s healthy. And these turned out delicious:

Smoked Salmon Chard Rolls with Lemon Quinoa.

Don’t be deterred by the detailed instructions- I wanted to make a fancy lemon quinoa risotto to pair with the salmon. Chard rolls are incredibly easy to make. You blanch your chard leaf, fill with whatever stuffing you want, roll up and serve! I had these ready in 30 minutes. You can have these done in 10 if you use leftover quinoa or risotto.

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