How to Prepare Swiss Chard
Ribbons of this earthy, nutrient-packed plant are easy to handle and ideal for wilting down to a silky texture. For easy prep, follow a few simple steps.
Spring is springing and cooks are cooking—Swiss chard! But, before you bust out these beautiful greens, there are a few things we think you should know.
Wash leaves in a sink or large bowl of water until free of grit. Drain and pat dry.
Fold each leaf in half lengthwise; cut out hard vein.
Stack a few trimmed leaves; roll up tightly like a cigar.
Slice across to form the ribbons.