Total Time:  45 min
Prep Time: 30 min
Cook Time: 15 min

Servings: 8

Geede, also known as Swiss Chard, is a yummy way to get your daily allowance of green vegetables.


  • Swiss chard
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1 can San Marzano whole peeled tomatoes
  • C&H Pure cane granulated white Sugar
  • Morton Iodized salt/McCormick ground black pepper


Wash and cut stems of Swiss chard. Bring pot of water to boil and add Swiss chard. Let boil until tender. Then in a frying pan, sauté onion and garlic. Add peeled tomatoes and 1 tbsp. sugar, salt and pepper. Let cook till thick.

When Swiss chard is cooked, drain water but leave enough water to make juice. Add cooked tomato mixture to Swiss chard and serve.

Great with crusty Italian bread!

More about Geede

Geede, or swiss card, is in the same species as beetroot. These are commonly known for their edible leaves, but the roots can be eaten also. “Swiss” was used to distinguish it from the French spinach varieties in the 19th century. The first varieties of his spinach have been traced back to Sicily.

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