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Potaje de acelgas - Spanish chard stew (Pressure cooker recipe!)

Chard, potatoes and legumes stewed with hearty meats.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Cuisine: Spanish
Servings: 4


  • 300 g chard
  • 1 potato large
  • 2 tbsp chickpeas
  • 2 tbsp white beans
  • 1 tomato medium, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 onion medium, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 2 chorizo sausages
  • 200 g pork belly
  • 200 g beef shoulder
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp small noodles
  • Bread for serving


  • If you're using dried chickpeas and beans, soak them in water the night before. Canned legumes can be used right away.
  • Wash the chard, cut it into 2cm pieces and add it to your pressure cooker.
  • Peel the potato, cut it into large pieces, around 4-5cm, and add the to the chard.
  • Add the chickpeas, beans, tomato, tomato paste, onion, garlic, salt, pepper and all the meat.
  • Add water to the pot until everything is generously covered.
  • Close the pressure cooker and cook everything for 30 minutes on high pressure.
  • After 30 minutes open your pressure cooker, add the noodles and let everything cook over medium heat for another 10 minutes.
  • Adjust the seasoning to your taste.
  • Take out the meat and sausage and serve separately.
  • Let your guests cut a bit of meat into their stew or serve it as a second course with some white bread, as it is the tradition in spain.