Go Green With These 19 Chard Recipes for Fall
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Go Green With These 19 Chard Recipes for Fall

Swiss chard is one of the most nutritious leafy greens out there — and it’s also one of the most underappreciated. While spinach and kale usually occupy our green attention, this fall we’re adding some chard to our diets in the most delectable ways. We’re talkin’ fettuccine + chard,  baked eggs with chard and chard mac + cheese. Read on and discover 19 delicious ways to incorporate the leafy green into your seasonal dishes.

1. Swiss Chard and Noodle Soup: This healthy soup will warm you from the inside out on those crisp fall evenings. Poach an egg or two to top it all off! (via In Sock Monkey Slippers)

2. Swiss Chard Rolls: Before you write off these rolls, let us tell you this: They’re stuffed with bulgur, lentils, mint, tomatoes, lemon juice and a plethora of other delicious Mediterranean ingredients. (via Meet the Shannons)

3. Sun-dried Tomato Pesto and Chard Pancakes: Waaait, we may have just found our new favorite flapjacks, and they’re savory! That’s right—these puppies are made with stuff like sun-dried tomatoes, basil, Swiss chard and parmesan. (via Tartine and Apron Strings)

4. Swiss Chard Pesto: Garlic, basil, chard, EVOO and salt and pepper are all you need to craft this bright and yummy pesto spread, perfect for sammies or pasta. (via Jeanette’s Healthy Living)

5. Swiss Chard, Pear and Comté Tart: This pretty little tart isn’t just a sight for sore eyes. It’s a treat for your taste buds as well! (via Tartine and Apron Strings)

6. Macaroni and Cheese With Swiss Chard and Mushrooms: We’re telling you… we are the mac and cheese masters. (via Live Simply)

7. Pancetta, White Bean and Chard Pies: These hearty pot pies can be made in mug-size if you’d like! (via Smitten Kitchen)

8. Golden Beet, Barley and Rainbow Chard Salad: We are loving this barley, chard and feta salad, dressed with a light lemon-olive oil mix. (via The Kitchn)

9. Potatoes in Garlic Chard Broth: Dress up those boiled potatoes with a chopped chard, lemon and garlic sauce to make that side dish a little more interesting. (via Scaling Back)

10. French Chard Tart: This paleo tart is also vegetarian, gluten-free and grain-free! (via Gourmande in the Kitchen)

11. Chickpea and Chicken Curry With Swiss Chard: We can’t wait to dip into this soul-warming curry with some fresh naan. (via The Crepes of Wrath)

12. Fettuccine With Swiss Chard: This fettuccine is super easy to make, requiring only six ingredients. Get to twirlin’ those forks, folks! (via The Little Kitchen)

13. Baked Eggs With Swiss Chard: For your next brunch soiree, serve up these individual ramekins filled with baked eggs and swiss chard. And hey, there’s even some spinach in there! (via Fork Knife Swoon)

14. Apple Walnut Rainbow Chard Salad: This salad will pump you full of nutrients to help you power through the workday. (via An Edible Mosaic)

15. Rainbow Chard Banana Smoothie: Any time we have a chance to drink our veggies, we take it. (via Gimme Some Oven)

16. Onion Pizza With Ricotta and Chard: Need an excuse to make pizza on a weekday? Meet your excuse! (via The New York Times)

17. Butternut Squash and Chard in Spicy Harissa Coconut Sauce: The butternut + chard combo screams fall. P.S. The spicy harissa sauce isn’t as hard to make as it sounds! (via Gourmande in the Kitchen)

18. Curry Tofu Over Swiss Chard: Forget the rice. Spoon your next curry tofu onto some fresh swiss chard instead. (via PBS)

19. Pickled Rainbow Chard: We dig a good pickling sesh, so we’re super excited to try out pickling some lovely rainbow chard! (via The Yummy Bits)

Which of these chard recipes are you most excited to try? Let us know in the comments!