Red Chard, Gorgonzola and Polenta Surprise

Red Chard, Gorgonzola and Polenta Surprise

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  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 bunch red chard, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cups cooked polenta, cut into squares
  • 1/3 cup crumbled Gorganzola cheese
  • 1/2 cup toasted hazelnuts or pinenuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes, or to taste
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


In a large fry pan, sauté garlic in oil over medium heat. Work quickly to keep ingredients moving in pan.

Stir in chard and sauté for about 1 minute. Add vinegar and polenta and cook until heated through. Add cheese, nuts, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

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