Chard and Cabbage Stir Fry

Chard and Cabbage Stir Fry

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1/2 cup bacon, cut into dice or batons
1 tbsp olive oil
2 small shallots, thinly sliced
1/2 head cabbage, shredded
1 bunch chard, trimmed and shredded
Cumin seed
Salt and pepper
2 tbsp water


In a wok, brown the bacon, remove and drain on a paper towel.  Remove all but 1 tablespoon of bacon fat, then add the olive oil.

Briefly soften the shallots in the wok, then add the cabbage and chard, stir frying for about 2 minutes. Sprinkle on some cumin seed, salt and pepper, add the water, then cover and steam for 5 minutes.  Stir in the bacon and serve.