Swiss Chard

Cabbage and Swiss Chard Soup

Swiss Chard

This is simple and delicious.  You could sustitute kale for cabbage or other greens for swiss chard.  It's flexible.

Chard and New Potato Curry

Swiss Chard

You can also substitute beet greens or kale for chard in this recipe and it will still be awesome.  Plus you don't have to use new potatoes.  ;)

Vegetable Pancakes

Swiss Chard

This recipe is so flexible. You can use any kind of greens you have on hand and it was originally for cabbage. Soooo good! I like to shred the veggies ahead of time and keep in the fridge. Then right before eating, mix in the other stuff and fry. Definitely check out the sauce, too!

Chard and Summer Squash Frittata

Swiss Chard

2+ TBLS cooking oil
½ lb summer squash, thinly sliced
1 small onion, finely chopped
½ lb Swiss chard, finely chopped
1-2 garlic cloves, minced (to taste)
7-8 eggs
chopped basil
salt, pepper, grated cheese to taste

Baked Greens and Feta Balls

Swiss Chard

I put this under swiss chard, but you can use any kind of greens you want in it.  When we made it last we used it as a "clean out the fridge" recipe adding chopped radish greens, kale, spinach and chard.  Really good as an appetizer or interesting veggie side!

Mary Jo’s Garlic Sautéed Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard

When my mom visits in the summer, the first thing she says is lets go get some Swiss chard.  Here's a version of how she likes to cook it:

2 TBLS cooking oil
1 head of garlic, peeled and chopped
½-1 onion, chopped
1 bunch of Swiss chard, torn into pieces
salt to taste
dash of vinegar

Sweet and Sour Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard

1 bunch Swiss chard, ribs and greens, coarsely chopped
1 scallion, chopped
1 apple, diced
2 TBSP cooking oil
Salt and pepper to taste
2 TBSP cider vinegar

Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the scallions and apple and sauté for about 5 minutes, until slightly softened. Add the chard, salt and pepper and stir-fry gently for 15 minutes or until the midribs of the chard are tender. Add the cider vinegar and cook for 5 more minutes. Serves 2-4.

Steamed Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard

Steamed Swiss Chard

1 bunch swiss chard
butter
cider, balsamic, or wine vinegar

Cut the midrib out of each leaf and either discard them or steam them for about 5 minutes.  Add the chard leaves to the midribs and steam for another 5 minutes or until tender.  Drain and serve with butter and a splash vinegar.

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