8 Ways We're Cooking With Swiss Chard

Make the most of these bittersweet greens

JAPANESE-STYLE SWISS CHARD AND SESAME SALAD
Japanese-Style Swiss Chard and Sesame Salad
Turn tough chard leaves tender by giving them a light pounding, then dress them in this light sesame-flavored vinaigrette. Get the recipe for Japanese-Style Swiss Chard and Sesame Salad »Matt Taylor-Gross
Skillet-Braised Swiss Chard
Skillet-Braised Swiss Chard
Braising thick-stemmed chard works well to soak up all of the braising juices. This renders the leaves tender but not too mushy and packed full of flavor. Get the recipe for Skillet-Braised Swiss Chard »Christina Holmes | Food Styling: Eugene Jho
Swiss Chard with Borlotti Beans (Verdure con Fagioli)
Swiss Chard with Borlotti Beans (Verdure con Fagioli)
Garlic and aromatic vegetables are folded into this brothy beans-and-greens side dish to add body and an earthy depth. Get the recipe for Swiss Chard with Borlotti Beans (Verdure con Fagioli) »Romulo Yanes
Pan-Seared Cod with Spring Vegetables
Pan-Seared Cod with Spring Vegetables
Toss this summery dish together with fresh cod and seasonal garden greens. Rainbow chard, bibb lettuce, spring peas, and fresh herbs contrast with the richness of butter-basted pan-seared cod. Get the recipe for Pan-Seared Cod with Spring Vegetables »Ingalls Photography
AFTER FARMERS' MARKET QUICHE
After Farmer's Market Quiche
You can use any leftover goat's milk cheese and thick stemmed greens to make this eggy breakfast delight. Get the recipe for After Farmer's Market Quiche »Matt Taylor-Gross
Swiss Chard Chipotle Tacos
Chipotle Swiss-Chard Tacos
Onions, mushrooms, sweet corn, and chiles in adobo add hearty, smoky flavor to these vegetarian tacos. Get the recipe for Chipotle Swiss-Chard Tacos »Helen Rosner
Swiss Chard with Potatoes (Blitva)
Swiss Chard with Potatoes (Blitva)
Garlicky hunks of potato are mixed with wilted Swiss chard in this quick Croatian side dish. Get the recipe for Swiss Chard with Potatoes (Blitva) »Penny De Los Santos
Creamed Swiss Chard with Gorgonzola, Rye Bread Crumbs, and Walnuts, Late Winter Feast
Creamed Swiss Chard with Gorgonzola, Rye Bread Crumbs, and Walnuts
In this bulked-up version of the classic side dish, chard replaces spinach, and Gorgonzola adds depth and a creamier texture. Get the recipe for Creamed Swiss Chard with Gorgonzola, Rye Bread Crumbs, and Walnuts »Bill Phelps