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.