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Blitva | Croatian Chard & Potato Side Dish

Try my Blitva recipe! Make this traditional Croatian side dish of Swiss Chard with potatoes, garlic and olive oil to remind you of your travels in Croatia.


Potatoes  Swiss Chard  Garlic Butter Olive Oil Sea Salt & Black Pepper

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Step by Step Instructions


Step 1

Wash, peel, and chop your potatoes. The size of the potato doesn't really matter and blitva is served in multiple potato sizes depending on personal preference.

Step 2

Add your potatoes to a large pot of well-salted (as if for pasta) water and bring to a boil

Step 3

In the meantime, wash and then remove the fibrous stalk from your Swiss chard leaves.

Step 4

Chop the stalk and leaf separately. The stalk should be about ½ inch pieces and the leaf normal bite-sized pieces.

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