Ale Braised Swiss Chard with Bacon

Farmer’s Market Fresh- Oregon Ale…

Chard and beer – I love living in the Northwest.  This side dish is easy and delicious.

ale braised chard

What you need:

  • 2 bunches of red chard, cleaned and thick stems removed
  • 6 cloves of crushed garlic
  • 4 slices of bacon, chopped
  • 1 ½ cups pale ale



You’ll have to drink the rest of the bottle of ale….


How to Do it:

Chop the leaves into bite sized pieces.

Place in a skillet with the remaining ingredients.  Bring the ale to a boil.  Cover and simmer until the leaves are soft and tender.

Drain and serve.

braised chard


You can also cook ahead and reheat by quickly sautéing in a little olive oil.

Makes 4 servings


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