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Chard Stir Fry And 7 Other Ways to Make It

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If the giant raisins from this weeks farmers market basket weren’t enough, we also got a huge bunch of chard. There was more than I knew what to do with so we decided to try a stir fry. I’ve never used chard in a stir fry before so I was a bit nervous. Turns out I had nothing to worry about it was so good even the kids had seconds and y visiting sister couldn’t get enough. Get the recipe for the stir fry and 7 other chard recipes after the jump…


  • Swiss Chard Bunch 1 of 12
    Swiss Chard Bunch
    Look at all the swiss chard we got!
  • Cutting The Leaves From The Stems 2 of 12
    Cutting The Leaves From The Stems
    I find the easiest way to remove the leaves is to use a pair of scissors.
  • Washing The Chard 3 of 12
    Washing The Chard
    Chard is huge and fun for little ones to wash.
  • Sampling The Chard 4 of 12
    Sampling The Chard
    Sylvie can't resist the chard temptation.
  • Swiss Chard Stir Fry 5 of 12
    Swiss Chard Stir Fry
    Our surprisingly delicious dinner.
  • Swiss Chard 6 of 12
    Swiss Chard
    Simply sautéed chard with a little red pepper to give some kick.
    Get the recipe for swiss chard at Simply Recipes
  • Baked Swiss Chard Stems With Olive Oil And Parmesan 7 of 12
    Baked Swiss Chard Stems With Olive Oil And Parmesan
    What a great way to use the stems, this sound irresistible.
    Get the recipe for baked swiss chard stems with olive oil and parmesan at Kalyn's Kitchen
  • Swiss Chard Salad Recipes 8 of 12
    Swiss Chard Salad Recipes
    YUm up your boring salad with this new twist.
    Get the recipe for swiss chard salad at Farm Girl Fair
  • Swiss Chard Boules Stuffed With Lemon And Barley Risotto 9 of 12
    Swiss Chard Boules Stuffed With Lemon And Barley Risotto
    It like a chard wrapped gift. These would be lovely for entertaining.
    Get the recipe for swiss chard boules stuffed with lemon barley risotto at Food Network
  • Savory Swiss Chard Tart 10 of 12
    Savory Swiss Chard Tart
    All I have to say is cream, bacon, cheese and chard.
    Get the recipe for savory swiss chard tart at Food Network
  • Rainbow Chard With Pine Nuts, Parmesan & Basil 11 of 12
    Rainbow Chard With Pine Nuts, Parmesan & Basil
    Put an Italian twist on chard with Parmesan and basil.
    Get the recipe for rainbow chard with pine nuts, parmesan & basil at Whipped
  • Farro With Butternut Squash and Swiss Chard 12 of 12
    Farro With Butternut Squash and Swiss Chard
    Looks like a one pot meal to me and a hearty one at that.
    Get the recipe for farro with butternut squash and swiss chard at Sugarlaws

Chard Stir Fry Recipe

1 bunch of chard, leaves cut from stems and both roughly chopped

2 chicken breasts chopped into bite size pieces

2 packages of cooked yaki soba noodles

1 red onion roughly chopped

2 garlic cloves minced

1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger

1/8 cup reduced sodium soy sauce

1 tablespoon sesame oil

Heat oil in a wok or skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken, cook for 3 minutes. Toss in the onion and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the chard stems, soy sauce and ginger, cook for 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Add the chard leaves and cook for 3 to 5 minutes until leaves are wilted. Meanwhile microwave the noodles for 1 minute, then add to the stir fry, combine and cook for 1 minute. Serves 6.

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