How do you use chard?

5 things to do with Swiss chard

  1. Add chopped fresh Swiss chard to other salad greens.
  2. Toss in a handful of chopped Swiss chard to your next stir fry, soup or omelet.
  3. Sauté Swiss chard in a little olive oil and garlic.
  4. Sauté Swiss chard in a little chili oil.
  5. Use the leaves like a tortilla wrap.

What can I do with garden chard?

Use swiss chard in your favorite recipes.

  1. Use it in smoothies. Chop it up (remove stems if you prefer) and use it like kale in smoothies.
  2. Add it to soups and stews. Swiss chard holds it shape well when cooked and adds a nutritious boost.
  3. Roast it with your favorite root vegetables.

Is Chard like spinach?

Although they’re unrelated, chard is similar to spinach, but with a stronger, more assertive (or, as some think, bitter) flavour. Different types of chard have different coloured stalks and ribs – some are white, some are golden-orange and some are red (called ruby or rhubarb chard), and there’s even rainbow chard.

Is chard poisonous to dogs?

It’s safe to feed your dog swiss chard. Swiss chard is packed with vitamins A, K, and C as well as fiber. These vitamins support the health of your dog’s vision, blood, liver, colon, immune system, and more. Your dog shouldn’t eat a large amount of this vegetable, or it can lead to gas and other digestion issues.

What are some different ways to cook Chard?

There are many different ways to cook chard, a leafy green vegetable in the beet family. Steaming, braising and boiling are some of the most common methods for stems and leaves alike. All parts of the plant are edible, though the tough stems often need to cook for a bit longer than the leaves in order to be palatable.

What are some recipes for cooking Swiss chard?

DIRECTIONS Melt butter and oil in heavy large pan over medium-low heat. Add garlic and crushed red pepper. Sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add swiss chard; stir to coat. Cover and cook until tender (stirring occasionally) about 8 minutes. Squeeze juice from 1/2 lemon onto chard. Season to taste with salt. Enjoy!

Does Chard need to be cooked?

Professional steamers and steaming baskets can be used for large quantities, but are not required. Chard’s leaves are generally quite sensitive, and should not be steamed for more than two or three minutes. Immediately immersing them in cold water will stop the cooking past this point.

What is a good substitute for Swiss chard?

Substitute for Swiss Chard. If you need a substitute for Swiss chard there are some very suitable alternatives: Use equal amounts of: Mature spinach. OR – Mustard greens. OR – Cavalo Nero (Black Tuscan) kale, longer cooking time.

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