Swiss chard & kohlrabi with lemon sauce

Swiss chard & kohlrabi with lemon sauce

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Ready in 30 mins

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Serves 4 - 6
Gordon Ramsay combines these two under-used vegetables to create a wonderful steamed side dish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition:

  • kcal255
  • fat23g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs8g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre2g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.93g
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Ingredients

  • 1 bunch Swiss chard (about 500g)
    Swiss chard

    Swiss chard

    swiss shard

    Also known as just plain chard, swiss chard has large, fleshy but tender deep green leaves and…

  • 1 lemon, grated zest and squeezed juice
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 1 kohlrabi, peeled and halved
    Kohlrabi

    Kohlrabi

    cole-rah-bee

    Looking something like a Sputnik in vegetable form, with a squat bulb and antennae-like shoots,…

  • 300ml vegetable stock
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
    Parsley

    Parsley

    par-slee

    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

  • 100ml olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • large sprigs fresh rosemary, tarragon, coriander and parsley
    Rosemary

    Rosemary

    rose-mar-ee

    Rosemary's intense, fragrant aroma has traditionally been paired with lamb, chicken and game…

  • 2-3 garlic cloves

Method

  1. Cut the white chard stems from green leaves in a V shape, slice diagonally into 5mm strips. Slit the leaves in half, roll 3-4 at a time like a cigar, thinly slice. Put in a bowl and scatter with a little lemon zest. Thinly slice kohlrabi and sprinkle with zest also.

  2. Boil the stock and lemon juice to reduce by half. Pour in a jug and mix in the chopped parsley. Cool, whisk in most of the oil.

  3. Put the rosemary, tarragon and coriander into a steaming pan with the garlic. Cover with water and bring to the boil. Fit basket on top. Sprinkle base with salt and pepper and lay in the kohlrabi. Scatter over white chard and season again. Top with the sprigs of parsley. Drizzle with oil, cover and steam, 5 mins. Remove parsley and scatter over the green chard, lifting up the white vegetables lightly with a large fork. Cover and steam for 3-4 more mins.

  4. Remove to a serving dish and pour over some sauce to serve. This tastes wonderful with grilled salmon or a chicken breast.

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Comments (2)

blucas's picture

I cooked this dish this evening to go with some steamed salmon and it was delicious. Unfortunately I did not have any kohlrabi to hand just chard and it tasted very good cooked this way. Will try again with the kohlrabi.

cjsansom's picture
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Very tasty; worth the preparation time. Served with chicken, as suggested, and crushed pots/turnips/carrots. Will cook again but will make sure we have more swiss chard as it does wilt down to almost nothing.

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