Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard Tzatziki

Swiss Chard Tzatziki

Adapted from Martha Stewart

  • 1 cup Swiss chard, stemmed and finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ¼ teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 whole-wheat pitas, cut into wedges and toasted
  1. Prepare an ice bath; set aside.
  2. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil.
  3. Add chard; cook until just tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Drain. Immediately plunge into ice bath to stop the cooking. Drain.
  4. Using a mortar and pestle, grind garlic and salt into a paste.
  5. Stir chard, yogurt, garlic paste, oil, lemon juice, and cayenne pepper in a medium bowl.
  6. Serve with pita wedges. Tzatziki can be refrigerated in an airtight container up to 1 week.