If you’re ever in need of an appetizer or vegetarian side dish that’s somewhat out of the ordinary, these savory bundles would be the ticket.
I’ve made Swiss Chard Bundles with other cheeses in the past, but the locally produced Serra smoked mozzarella is my favorite cheese to use in this particular recipe.
Place cheese in center of trimmed leaf; Brush with oil and wrap into a bundle.
Swiss chard is a sturdy leave that is tough enough to stand up over the heat of a flame. The chard flavor is marvelous with the smoked mozzarella when grilled, and the texture has just the right amount of creamy bite.
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