Swiss Chard Alfredo Pizza on Garlic Naan

I know – doesn’t that sound amazing? I love it when dinner depends on the contents of your CSA box, and we picked up our first of the season this afternoon. In it: leaf lettuce, spring onions, garlic scapes, radishes, peppery arugula, cilantro, fresh flowers and baby chard.

We had two chewy, bulbous garlic naans left over from last night’s Mirchi takeout (try the African spiced short ribs!) and so when I got home, I tossed the wee chard leaves directly into a hot pan with a slick of oil and a grind of salt.

Once wilted, I was simply going to spread them over the garlicky naan and top them with grated Gouda. But when I opened the fridge door, I discovered some leftover Alfredo sauce from when I was away over the weekend.

So. You’d think the same, right? Spread that creamy sauce over the base of the pizza and nestle the wilted chard over it, then on with some grated aged Gouda.



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July 13 2011 08:45 pm | one dish

14 Responses to “Swiss Chard Alfredo Pizza on Garlic Naan”

  1. molly on 13 Jul 2011 at 9:25 pm #

    oh, to have fabulous naan available for take-out!!

    you lucky duck.

    must learn to make my own. must must must.

  2. Jennifer b on 13 Jul 2011 at 9:50 pm #

    Funny…. Upon your blog encouragement we got the eagle creek csa and we have been wondering what to do with the chard…..cheese and bread make everthing better :)

  3. H-woman on 14 Jul 2011 at 1:40 am #

    I got my basket today, too! Not sure what to do with the garlic scapes, though…

  4. Lana on 14 Jul 2011 at 6:50 am #

    And here I was wondering what kind of pizza to make tomorrow night!

  5. Ashley on 14 Jul 2011 at 6:56 am #

    That looks delicious! Why have I never thought of using Naan for pizza! Brilliant!

  6. susie on 14 Jul 2011 at 8:39 am #

    I planted chard in a pot and it is happily producing….I know what I am having for dinner with that yummy French wine I have chilling…..

  7. Alyson on 14 Jul 2011 at 11:58 am #

    Ohhhhh dude, that looks seriously awesome. Love, love LOVE the swiss chard on naan! Great combination!

  8. Sarah on 14 Jul 2011 at 5:24 pm #

    wow is right.

  9. CathyH on 14 Jul 2011 at 5:59 pm #


  10. Susan Mc on 14 Jul 2011 at 8:32 pm #

    Garlic scapes make wicked pesto! Or just grill them on the barbie with a bit of olive oil.

  11. Sheanne on 14 Jul 2011 at 9:58 pm #

    Julie! I have just forwarded your blog to good friends and while golfing today, we discussed all the items we had made from your inspiration. Two minute banana bread is in the oven…again… and a file folder of your recipes is heading out camping with us for the next couple of weeks. You are truly the gift that keeps on giving! Happy summer! S

  12. JulieVR on 15 Jul 2011 at 7:05 am #

    Sheanne – thanks, you just made my day!!

    Susan – grilled scapes! I’m so trying that!!

  13. Aggie on 15 Jul 2011 at 8:16 am #

    Oh my goodness, this sounds absolutely amazing!! I love naan pizzas. Had one for dinner last night and probably again tonight! I have to get my hands on some swiss chard. Delicious!!

  14. Dana on 15 Jul 2011 at 8:22 pm #

    That looks like some pretty serious ooey gooey goodness!

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