Chard Tacos with Garlic - Mexican Recipe

Chard Tacos with Garlic – Mexican Recipe

Makes 8-10 tacos

swiss chard


  • 8-10 corn tortillas (add a few more in case they tear)
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt, more for blanching
  • 340g chard leaves
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 medium white onion, sliced ‚Äč‚Äčinto 1/2 cm thick pieces
  • 4 cloves garlic (peeled and finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup fresh Mexican cheese, shredded aged cheese, dried feta, salt-pressed cheese, or Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup roasted tomatillos and chipotle
  • coriander sprigs for garnish


Heat tortillas.

Prepare the stuffing.

  • Boil 3 liters of salted water in a large pot. Add vegetables and cook until softened, 1 to 2 minutes.

  • Drain in a colander and spread out on a large plate or baking sheet to cool.

  • Cut when cool enough to handle.

  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions and cook, stirring frequently, until golden brown, about 10 minutes.

  • Add the garlic and stir for 1 minute, then add the vegetables and stir until heated through, about 1 minute.

  • Season with salt.

Prepare tacos.

  • Place the stuffing in a deep, hot dish.

  • Sprinkle with cheese.

  • Serve with warm tortillas, salsa, and cilantro sprigs.

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