• Swiss Chard and Cilantro with Ginger Dressing


MCFM Nutrition Interns

Swiss Chard and Cilantro with Ginger Dressing

By Meet Your Vegetables Interns

Makes 4 Servings.


1 bunch Swiss chard

  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider or white wine vinegar
  • 1 1-inch piece of ginger, peeled and minced (NOTE: fresh, local ginger is very tender and does not need to be peeled!)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • *Optional: 1/4 cup chopped nuts (for topping)


Remove Swiss chard leaves from stem. Chop leaves and stem into 1/2 inch pieces and place in a large bowl. Add chopped cilantro. toss until well-combined.

In a small bowl or glass jar, whisk together oil, vinegar, ginger, soy sauce and honey. Pour over greens. toss until well-combined. Sprinkle with chopped nuts, if desired*

*Option not included in nutrition facts.

Swiss chard salad

Tip: To keep your Swiss chard fresh, keep it in an air-tight container, stored in the refrigerator crisper drawer set on high humidity.

Nutrition Facts: Serving Size 1 cup (59g), Calories 110 (Calories from fat 90), Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 1.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 190mg, Total Carbohydrate 5g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 3g, Protein 1g, Vitamin A 50%, Vitamin C 20%, Calcium 2%, Iron 4%

Nutrition Facts provided by Allina Health.

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