Swiss Chard, Tuna & Quinoa Casserole. Stir in olives, tuna, chopped Swiss chard stems and leaves, parsley, and scallions. Add salt and pepper to taste and more mayonnaise and/or vinegar if desired. Stir in kidney beans if using.
Separate the Swiss chard stems from the leaves. Coarsely chop the leaves and set aside in another bowl. Fun ways to use Swiss chard. You can cook Swiss Chard, Tuna & Quinoa Casserole using 9 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Swiss Chard, Tuna & Quinoa Casserole
- You need 1 bunch of red swiss chard.
- Prepare 1 small of winter squash.
- You need 2 can of tuna in water.
- You need 1 1/2 cup of quinoa.
- You need 2 cup of vegetable broth.
- You need 2 tbsp of olive oil, extra virgin.
- You need 1 tbsp of dry taragon.
- You need 1 of dry bay leaf.
- Prepare of ground black pepper.
Eating swiss chard in the best tuna salad recipe happened by chance. I had some stems and just thought I would give it a shot. Goodness, that was a great idea! Here are some other fun ideas for you to use swiss chard.
Swiss Chard, Tuna & Quinoa Casserole instructions
- Cut the winter squash in two, remove seeds, peel it and cut into 3/4" cubes.
- Cook the quinoa in vegetable broth with the squash, 1 teaspoon of olive oil and the bay leaf, as directed on package.
- Meanwhile, wash the swiss chard thouroughly under water then cut stems into 3/4" pieces and the leafs coarsly.
- In a large pan, heat the rest of the olive oil at medium/high heat and cook the swiss chard stems for 3 minutes.
- Lower heat to medium, add the swiss chard leafs a bunch at a time and cook till tender.
- Add tuna, taragon and ground black pepper, mix well, cover and let stand on low heat till tuna gets warm.
- Add the quinoa & squash mix to the pan, mix well and serve.
Sauteed – Chop chard into small pieces and add it to other veggies and sautee in oil. Add the chard, chard stems, green onion, olives, salt and pepper and gently stir the ingredients together. To serve, arrange salad greens in a bowl, top with Swiss Chard Tuna Salad. MAKE AHEAD Farmgirl recommends making Swiss Chard Tuna Salad several hours ahead of time, allowing time for the flavors to meld. Just like spinach, Swiss chard blends beautifully with basil in a cheesy, nutty pesto.