Local products14 October 2018

Recipe of the week: Chard ribs "Varoise way" (with anchovies)

Another savoury recipe from Provence.

Credit Marica Massaro

Credit Marica Massaro

Ingredients for 4 persons:

  • 1000 g of chards (beets) 
  • 4 anchovies 
  • 1 clove of garlic,
  • grated cheese 
  • olive oil  
  • salt, pepper 


  1. Cut the white part of the ribs well washed in pieces of about five centimeters. 
  2. Boil in salted water. 
  3. In a saucepan heat the oil, add the minced garlic and the desalted and boned anchovies. 
  4. Wait until they melt completely, then add the drained ribs and cook over high heat. 
  5. Add salt, pepper, sprinkle a little oil poured. 
  6. Mix well and cook over moderate heat for 10 minutes. 
  7. Drain and sprinkle with grated cheese and serve immediately. 

The leaves can be used for a minestrone or boiled


Judit Neuberger

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