Searching for a new way to eat more greens? Try Sweet Sour Swiss Chard!
This salad needs to be served immediately it is ready. Leave it till the last of your preparations then when you are ready to serve, cook the hot ingredients, toss over your salad and serve.
Leafy green veggies have many health benefits, finding a new way to serve them helps to make them more popular with your family. Most people love bacon, whether it's regular or turkey bacon.
Swiss chard has red stalks, veins, and stems on the leaves and it tastes a lot like beets. But, as shown in the photo above, it also comes in white and rainbow colors. Look for it at your green grocers or farmers market.
If you have even a small garden space, allot part of it to swiss chard. Your reward will be an abundance of this nutritious and delicious green vegetable. I thoroughly agree with Susan from In My Kitchen Garden ;
"But it was seven words of wisdom from the second friend that truly changed my life: "Always plant Swiss Chard in the garden." ... Variety is good for the garden and the tastebuds, but if I were allowed to grow only one leafy green, it would definitely be Swiss chard."
It is a great green to sauté and can bind to calcium so it doesn’t cause kidney stones. It has only about 15 calories per half cup serving.
6 cups washed and cleaned, torn tender swiss chard
6 slices bacon or turkey bacon
½ cup sliced green onion, tops included
4 teaspoons sugar
2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
1/3 cup water
¼ cup vinegar
Makes 4 servings.
Why not try Sweet Sour Collard Greens, Kale, or Mustard Greens for another delicious super healthy salad? Use the most tender baby greens, wash well, discarding any tough or damaged parts. Then simply follow the recipe above.
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