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Swiss Chard Bundles.They're Filled with Ham and Cheese

Magazine article Sunset

Swiss Chard Bundles.They're Filled with Ham and Cheese

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White-veined leaves of Swiss chard make attractive wrappers for sliced ham and a cheese-herb-mushroom filling. You can fill the leaves ahead, then heat to serve as a light main dish or to accompany simply prepared meats like roast chicken.

Ham-and-Cheese Swiss Chard Bundles 8 large Swiss chard leaves (about 1/2 lb.), rinsed and ends trimmed Water 5 tablespoons butter or margarine 1/4 cup minced onion 1/2 cup finely chopped mushrooms 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs 1 teaspoon Italian herb mix, or 1/2 teaspoon each dry thyme leaves and dry rosemary 1 cup (1/4 lb.) shredded Swiss cheese Pepper 8 thin slices cooked ham (each about 4-1/2 in. square, about 6 oz. total)

Cut off chard stems; finely chop stems and set aside. Half-fill a 5- to 6-quart pan with water and bring to a boil over high heat. Place 4 leaves in water at a time; push down to immerse. Bring to boiling and cook just until leaves are limp, 1 to 2 minutes. …

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