Swiss Chard

In the world of hearty greens, Swiss Chard often gets overshadowed by its popular neighbor Kale, but it’s a superstar in its own right. This relative of the beet is one of the healthiest of vegetables; a superb source of vitamins A, C, and K, as well as magnesium, potassium, iron, and fiber. However it…

Pickled Swiss Chard Stems

Ingredients: 2 Tbs pickling spice 3 C red wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar or champagne vinegar 1 tsp whole peppercorn 1/2 a lemon juiced 4 strips of lemon zest 3 tbs white sugar Swiss chard stems, cut in bite sized pieces Directions: Combine all ingredients, except Swiss chard stems, in pot. Boil for 3…

Jerk Pork Tenderloin with Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard is delicious simply sautéed… nothing more… nothing less. Here the bright greens are paired with a spicy grilled meat and creamy grits. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 bunch scallions, thickly sliced 2 tablespoons white vinegar 1 piece (2 inches) fresh ginger, chopped 1 clove garlic 2 jalapeno peppers 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh…

Colcannon

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Yield: Serves 4 as a side dish. Ingredients 4 russet potatoes (2 to 2 1/2 pounds), peeled and cut into large chunks Salt 5-6 Tbsp unsalted butter (with more butter for serving) Choice of favorite sausage (or omit) 3 lightly packed cups of chopped kale, cabbage, chard,…