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Swiss Chard in Cream Sauce    Veg  HT  ACC  Argentine  35mins


Argentine name: Acelgas en Crema


Serves 4   Hot  Vegetarian  Accompaniment  Gluten Wheat Free  Argentina  Sth America  South American



25g/1oz Butter

1 small Onion, finely chopped

1 Carrot, cut into julienne strips

1 medium Potato, cut into 12mm/1/2-inch cubes

450g/1lb Swiss Chard, thinly sliced on the diagonal

Salt and Pepper

3 tbsp Double Cream  




1. Heat the butter in a saucepan add  the onion, carrot, and potato and sauté  for about 15 minutes or until tender.


2. Add the chard to the saucepan, season with salt and pepper and mix well. Cover and simmer over very low heat for about 10 minutes or until the chard is tender.


3. Stir in the cream and continue simmer gently, uncovered, for a few minutes longer.  Serve immediately.




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