Chard Patties


  • Chard leaves (10)
  • Eggs (2)
  • Bread crumbs (1 cup)
  • Canola oil
  • Salt
  • White pepper


  • Wash the chard leaves in cold water.
  • Dry them off.
  • Cut it into strips a quarter inch wide.
  • Cut out the white part.
  • Cook (without water) on medium heat until they shrink to a third.
  • Sieve out the water and let cool.
  • Put cooked leaves in mixing bowl.
  • Add the eggs, 1/2 tbsp salt and a pinch of white pepper.
  • Add the bread cumbs.
  • Mix with a fork.
  • Let sit for 15 minutes.
  • Put water in a small bowl.
  • Wet hands and make patties about 1 inch radius and 1/4 inch thick.
  • Hands should be wet after each patty.
  • Heat 1/2 inch of canola oil in a pan.
  • When it is hot, lower the heat to medium.
  • Fry patties until they form a brown crust, and then flip.
  • After taking out of pan, put patties on paper towels.