Swiss Chard Salad

Swiss Chard Salad

Swiss Chard Salad

If you love Swiss chard, you will LOVE this Swiss chard salad.

It’s a great lunchtime salad for home, work or even a picnic. Enjoy your favorite seasonal summer fruit in place of strawberries if you wish. This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free and easy to make!


  • 2 bunches of rainbow Swiss chard, washed
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar (we buy The Unrefined Olive Cranberry Pear Balsamic Vinegar)
  • 1 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • sea salt
  • 1 cup strawberries, sliced
  • 1 (398ml) can of butter or navy beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds


  1. For dressing mix balsamic vinegar with olive oil and set aside
  2. Wash Swiss chard and cut off stems. Chop Swiss chard on an angle
  3. In a large frying pan add olive oil, garlic and green onion and saute for a few minutes
  4. Add in Swiss chard and cook for 1 minute or until leaves are soft
  5. Remove from heat add to a large bowl. Add in beans and strawberries and drizzle with dressing

Swiss Chard Salad

Swiss Chard Salad

Original Recipe by Shirley Plant


About the Author

Written by: Shirley Plant
Shirley Plant is a nutritionist and the author of Finally… Food I Can Eat, a dietary guide and cookbook for people with food allergies, and those looking for healthy, tasty recipes. Shirley offers dietary counselling and menu planning through Delicious Alternatives.

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