Saturday, November 5, 2011

Linguine with chard and egg

Happy birthday to me, by the way!

This takes five minutes to throw together and is a great way to use up a head of chard. The egg can be poached, fried, whatever. It's a bit of a carb fest, but it has green stuff in it, so it's healthy.

1 head chard
2 cloves garlic, minced
red pepper flakes
olive oil
1 lb linguine, cooked
parmesan cheese
egg, poached or fried, 1 per serving

Saute the garlic and pepper flakes in the olive oil, just until the garlic gets fragrant; add the chard and cook until just wilted, maybe 2 minutes. Add the cooked and drained linguine (a little pasta water is okay). Toss with salt and pepper and parmesan. Top each serving with an egg and enjoy.

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