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Baked Swiss Chard
70 votes


Even picky kids like this!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • 1 lb. swiss chard
  • 1/4 cup butter or ghee
  • 1 lg. onion
  • 2 lg. eggs
  • 3/4c. grated goat, mozzarella or soy cheese
  • Salt & pepper to taste.
How to make it:
  1. Wash chard.Cut stems from chard and cut them into 1/4 inch pieces.
  2. Cut leaves into 1 inch strips.
  3. Slice or chop the onion medium-fine.
  4. In a large saucepan melt butter,add chard stems and onion and cook until the onion is transparent.
  5. Add the chard leaves for 3 min.or so(covered) or until the leaves wilt.
  6. Place in a lightly greased 2 qt. glass baking dish.
  7. Spread the veggie mixture out evenly in the dish and pour the well beaten eggs (with a dash of salt and pepper added to taste) over the veggies.
  8. Try to get it all over the chard evenly.
  9. The egg will sink in and look like it's not enough- but it is.Sprinkle cheese on top and bake at 400 for 10 min. This is a nice side dish.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Swiss Chard1 B B N N N N B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Butter1 A A A A N N N N
Ghee (Clarified Butter)1 N N N B N B N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Sep 30, 2007 at 04:17 PM By: Rodney
    • Revised Oct 01, 2007 at 08:42 AM By: Father Tiresias