Swiss Chard Recipe with Bacon | Salad Recipes | PBS Food

Swiss Chard with Bacon

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This versatile green can accompany almost any entrée. To add a little excitement and color to your plate, choose a rainbow char. Your guests will be wowed.


Yield: 2 servings



  • 1 ounce whole butter, small dice
  • 1 slice bacon
  • 6 each Swiss Chard leaves
  • 2 ounces onion, small dice
  • 4 ounces chicken broth
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


  1. Rinse and trim the chard of any blemishes.
  2. Separate the chard ribs from the leaves and cut both. Render the bacon until crisp.
  3. Sauté the diced ribs with onion until soft in the bacon fat.
  4. Add the leaves and smother briefly. Add broth and simmer until tender.
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