Chard, also called Swiss chard, is a leafy powerhouse green that comes in rainbow and regular green varieties. It's a great addition to soups and stir fries and can be used much like spinach or even kale.
A fantastically simple and nutritious vegetable side dish. Rainbow chard is sauteed with onion and fresh ginger, before being drizzled with maple syrup.
Swiss chard is sauteed in butter with garlic and red onion, then seasoned with lemon juice and Parmesan cheese. It makes a delicious side dish to any meal.
"A Spanish-style, vegetarian delight. Chard lovers everywhere rejoice! Also works well with spinach."
This is a delicious vegetarian lasagne, which is simple to make. Lasagne sheets are layered with mozzarella and a sauteed carrot, pepper and chard mixture. Enjoy with garlic bread, if desired.
A savoury pie full of greens and packed with protein thanks to the tofu. It's a pie that's similar to a quiche, and in fact some unsuspecting guests might think that it's been made with eggs!
This kale salad is vibrant, nourishing and versatile. It can be enjoyed on a warm summer afternoon, or indeed long into the winter season thanks to the long growing seasons of the kale and chard. Swiss chard and ruby chard varieties are at their best from July through November, however some of the more hardy varieties will make it into the New Year. Kale has become incredibly popular recently and for good reason. This powerful vegetable has a long season running from June to February and is also packed with vitamins A, C, B6 and calcium making it a solid choice for getting the most out of your greens. Use as much of the kale and chard stalks as you desire, but remember they do get a little tough and bitter the further down the stalk you go.
This baked fritatta is similar to a pastry-free quiche. Swiss chard, salmon and herbs are baked in an egg custard to produce this highly satisfying egg dish. You can also use this recipe to make a quiche, simple fill a pastry case with the egg custard before baking.
This frittata is made with chard, garlic and fresh herbs and is a great choice for a filling breakfast or vegetarian lunch.
This is a fabulous chard dish, which is packed full of flavours and textures. Sauteed Swiss chard is baked with pinto beans, tomato and goats cheese. Serve as a main or side dish.
This is an Italian-inspired recipe. Swiss chard is par-boiled, then sauteed with garlic and crushed chillies. It's the perfect side dish to any meal.