Chard and Sweet Potato Tart


2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1/4 cup leek, thoroughly cleaned and cut in 1/4-inch dice
1–2 garlic cloves, finely minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 cups chard, coarsely chopped
1 cup sweet potato, peeled and coarsely grated
1 sheet puff pastry
1/4 cup grated cheese, Gruyí¨re, Swiss, or Parmesan
1 tablespoon fresh parsley or thyme, chopped (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 375 °F.
  • Heat butter and 1 tablespoon olive oil in a medium skillet over low heat until butter is melted.
  • Add leek and garlic, and sauté until soft, about 3 minutes.
  • Add chard and sweet potato, and sauté for 1 minute.
  • Place puff pastry on a baking sheet lined with parchment.
  • Spread vegetable mixture on the puff pastry, leaving about a 1/2-inch border.
  • Sprinkle with cheese before drizzling remaining olive oil over top.
  • Bake for 20 minutes and top with herbs. Serve warm.

Serves 4. Prep time, 15 minutes; cook time, 35 minutes.

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