Info and recipes for swiss chard

swiss chard

Storage: Keep for 1-2 weeks in a plastic bag in the fridge.

To put by: Remove stems from leaves. Blanch stems in boiling water for 15 seconds, add leaves and continue blanching for 30 more seconds. Remove from boiling water and rinse under cold water. Squeeze to remove excess water and pack into freezer bags.

Beet and Barley Risotto with Swiss Chard and Goat Cheese

A delicious and beautiful take on risotto!  The beets give this an incredible, deep, creamy color, and the lemon, chèvre and Swiss chard keep the flavor light. This recipe normally serves 2, but as with other risottos, it can easily make more.  We originally found this recipe at Blue Apron.  Continue reading »