Swiss Chard Recipes

Chard is actually the top of a beet plant (minus the root portion that we typically think of as a beet). Often called "Swiss chard" or "rainbow chard" in recipes, these plants have expansive, tender leaves and crunchy stalks. Take a trip to your farmers' market and you'll likely see chard stalks that are red, green, white, yellow or pink. The leaves and stems are mild, earthy and sweet, so you can swap them in for spinach in most dishes. F&W's guide offers great gratin recipes, side dishes, holiday ideas and more.

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Coconut-Creamed Swiss Chard
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Unsweetened coconut milk and refined coconut oil combine to add a creamy richness to this vegan Swiss chard side from chef Rocco DiSpirito. Reducing the coconut milk deepens its flavor and lends a velvety texture that truly mimics dairy.
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Kale isn’t the only supergreen out there. Swiss chard, which is related to beets, is packed with phytonutrients, including eye-protective lutein and zeaxanthin.
Swiss Chard
Healthy, delicious, and filling, these recipes include swiss chard with smoked bacon and jalapeño vinegar and stuffed yellow peppers with spicy swiss chard and scallion pilaf.