Steamed Swiss chard on a plate

Chard recipes

13 Recipes

Chard or Swiss chard is a leafy green vegetable with a slightly sweet taste. Cook this nutritious ingredient in baked gratins, pies, stews, and soups.

Swiss chard gratin


(2 ratings)

Pickling the chard first gives it a very deep, robust flavour. Goes well with venison or a meaty fish like turbot or halibut cooked on the bone
  • 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Baked Swiss chard


(8 ratings)

Try baking leafy greens with garlic, cream and Parmesan for an indulgent side dish - perfect with your Sunday roast
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chard, lemon & cheese pie


(4 ratings)

Serve this pie for family or friends and it will go down a storm. Ricotta, feta, chard and preserved lemon are presented in a beautiful filo pastry parcel
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort

Quick braised chard & lentils


(5 ratings)

Rainbow or Swiss chard is a nutritious and vibrant ingredient- here we team it with robust Puy lentils to create an interesting side dish
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cheesy chard gratin


(7 ratings)

Double cream turns green and flavoursome chard into something super-indulgent – be sure to mop up all the gruyère sauce with some crusty bread...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chard-stuffed roast lamb


(2 ratings)

Shoulder of lamb is a juicy and flavoursome cut- stuff with robust green chard plus raisins, pine nuts and olives for Mediterranean flavour
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy

Vegan pie


(12 ratings)

Make this fantastic beetroot, sweet potato, chard and celeriac rainbow-layered pie as a stunning centrepiece for a vegan Christmas or dinner party
  • 2 hours and 45 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Winter greens with bacon butter


(3 ratings)

We used kale in this sumptuous side dish, but any winter green would work well. Try cavolo nero or chard.
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
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