Recipes and Cooking Garlic Bread with Chard 4.3 (8) Rich in vitamins, minerals and protein, Swiss chard brings life to this savory ciabatta. Aromatic garlic and rich butter infuse the chard with incredible flavor, balancing the greens' natural bitterness. When buying Swiss chard, look for tender leaves and crisp stalks. Store in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on July 1, 2011 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 25 mins Bake Time: 20 mins Total Time: 45 mins Yield: 16 to 20 slices Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 6 - 8 cup coarsely chopped Swiss chard or spinach (about 6 to 8 ounces) 2 - 3 tablespoon olive oil 2 1 pound loaves ciabatta bread ½ cup butter, softened 4 - 6 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a large bowl toss chard with olive oil. Cut each loaf in 8 to 10 slices, cutting to bottom but not through loaf. In a small bowl combine butter and garlic, lightly spread on bread slices. Spoon in chard mixture, mounding slightly. Wrap each loaf in foil. Place on large baking sheet. Warm 20 minutes or until heated through. Unwrap and remound any chard that falls out as it is served. Makes 16 to 20 slices. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 199 Calories 8g Fat 27g Carbs 5g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 199 % Daily Value * Total Fat 8g 10% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 18mg 6% Sodium 310mg 13% Total Carbohydrate 27g 10% Total Sugars 1g Protein 5g Vitamin C 15.4mg 77% Calcium 30.3mg 2% Iron 2mg 11% Potassium 56mg 1% Folate, total 4mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.