This easy dish is delicious served over a slice of toasted sourdough bread.
Makes 4 servings
1 bunch chard (1-2 lbs), stems removed
2 lbs potatoes
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large clove garlic, sliced thinly
1 - 2 tomatoes or 14 ounce can of diced, halved or whole tomatoes (optional)
salt and pepper to taste
Cover potatoes with water, add salt to taste and cook for about 25 minutes or until tender. Drain and chop into bite-size pieces. In a large skillet, cook chard leaves in boiling water for about 10 minutes or until tender. Drain and chop into bite-size pieces. Return skillet to oven and add oil and garlic. Saute garlic for 1-2 minutes. Add chard, potatoes, and tomatoes (if using). Use a large wooden spoon to break up the potatoes. Add salt and pepper to taste.