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Chard, Beans & Tomatoes

Swiss chard, cooked with Butter beans, tomatoes, oregano, feta and crispy Panko topping is a great way to feed your brain with healthy nutrients!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: dinner, lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Keyword: Butter beans, cherry tomatoes, garlic, oregano, panko, swiss chard
Servings: 4
Author: Nicole Coudal


  • 2 Tb. Olive oil
  • 1/2 medium Red onion, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. Kosher or sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp. Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1-2 Garlic cloves, peeled & chopped
  • 1/2 medium Red chili pepper, seeded & chopped (add more if you like it more spicy)
  • 6-8 oz. Swiss chard, washed, stems removed, chopped
  • 14-15 oz. Butter beans (canned), drained & rinsed
  • 14-15 oz. Chopped tomatoes (canned), with liquid
  • 1 tsp. Dried oregano
  • 1 Tb. Honey
  • 1/2 c. Feta, crumbled

Panko Topping (optional)

  • 1/2 c. Panko bread flakes
  • 2 tsp. Olive oil
  • Pinch Kosher or sea salt
  • 1 Tb. Fresh parsley, minced


  • Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • If using topping, add Panko, olive oil, salt and parsley to a small bowl and mix until combined; set aside until ready to use.
  • Heat olive oil over medium heat in an oven-proof pan.
  • Add onions to pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook until onions are soft (2-3 minutes).
  • Add chard, along with garlic and red chile. Cook over medium heat 1-2 minutes, then add beans, tomatoes, oregano and honey; stir. Cook 1-2 minutes.
  • Turn off heat, sprinkle crumbled Feta over top, then Panko topping, and place in oven for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and serve immediately.