- KNOW YOUR VEG
is often said that with chard you get two vegetables
in one. The stalks are like a sweeter, less astringent
version of celery. The leaves are not unlike spinach,
although they hold their shape better when cooked.
How To Use Chard
in salads and pasta dishes, steam as a side dish
with cracked black pepper and butter, or stir fry
with soy sauce or garlic and olive oil.
How To Prepare Chard
thorougly, rinse and serve raw or wash before cooking.
How To Cook Chard
best boiled mixed chard, place in a heavy pan with
a little water, cover and cook gently for 4 minutes
is one of the best ways to preserve nutrients &
minerals, place in steamer and steam for 3 - 4 minutes
How To Store Chard
use a day or two after purchase as does not have
a long shelf life
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