Red Swiss Chard Salad
with Feta + Balsamic


Preparation Time:  10 minutes

Cooking Time:  approximately 5 minutes

Serving Size: 1 cup – Makes about 2 servings

Slices: 0



1 bunch                       red swiss chard, chopped

½ tsp                           nutmeg

½ each                        red bell pepper, julienne

¼ cup                          red onion, diced small

½ cup                          cantaloupe, julienne

½ cup                          green apple, diced small (optional)

1/3 cup                        feta cheese, crumbled


3 TB                            Balsamic vinegar

9 TB                            Olive oil

1 tsp                            Crushed red bell pepper

½ tsp                           Salt


Heat water in large pot until boiling. Meanwhile, rinse swiss chard well. Remove leafy portions from long red stems and chop into large chunks. Place chard into boiling water, reduce to medium heat, and blanche until al dente (about 5 minutes). Drain and cool.

Toss cooled chard leaves with nutmeg. Combine with remaining salad ingredients except feta.

Whisk dressing ingredients together.


Turn-Out & Storage

Toss finished salad mixture with dressing; top with feta. Serve alongside roasted or grilled meat/meat-substitute. Great to prepare ahead of time, however can only be stored up to 1 day under refrigeration.