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What is Swiss chard, and how do I cook with it?

Swiss chard is an unsung hero in the world of leafy greens. It has a taste very similar to spinach, but in a larger, slightly more durable leaf.

I’ll be making this recipe adapted from one on because I have some red curry paste leftover from testing recipes and am delighted to have yet another use for it. Not to mention, what’s not to love about a slow cooker recipe? Easy, and dinner is done while you’re off doing other things. You could use the Swiss chard or the bok choy if you have another plan for your kale, and vary the other vegetables by what you have on hand.

from How Sweet It Is

One Pot Mushroom and Swiss Chard Pasta


I didn't grow up eating Swiss chard, probably because it wasn't readily available in stores back then, but it is now. I see it everywhere. It's also very easy to grow and it produces all summer and even lasts after a few frosts. It can be cooked just like ...

from Epicurious

Swiss Chard and Herb Tart

This is my go-to fancy dinner contribution. YUM! You can use a regular pie crust instead of puff pastry... makes it even yummier.

from Skinnytaste

Crock Pot Minestrone Soup

This is by far the best recipe you'll ever try for Minestrone soup – a classic, hearty Italian soup with tomatoes, white beans, vegetables and pasta. You can use Swiss chard or baby kale instead of spinach if you wish and you can omit the pasta if you don't want the carbs – honestly you won't miss it with everything else in this soup. It's just my preference, but I like to puree the beans in this soup, it thickens it and you don't even know they are in there (great for picky eaters). What…

from Eating richly even when you're broke

About Kimchee (and beginner's kimchi recipe)