Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Creamed Swiss Chard


A new take on Creamed Spinach, this is a delicious vegetable side dish -though not a very pretty one. Makes 4 servings, adopted from

  • 2 Tbsp. margarine, preferably unsalted
  • 2 medium shallots, diced
  • 1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup liquid nondairy creamer or soy milk
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large bunch (about 1 1/2 lbs.) green Swiss chard, rinsed with ribs removed and leaves roughly chopped
How to make it:
  1. In a large sautT pan, melt the margarine over medium heat. Add the shallots and cook until translucentˇabout 3 minutes.
  2. Add the flour and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
  3. Add the nondairy creamer or soy milk, nutmeg, salt, and pepper, then raise the heat to high and cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture is reduced by halfˇabout 2 minutes.
  4. Add the chard, stir, and cook until tenderˇaround 4 to 5 minutes.
  5. Serve immediately.