Swiss Chard and Spinach Recipes

Spinach and Swiss chard both cook quickly and make a fabulous addition to quiches, rice dishes, and salads. Here are some of our favorite recipes using these quick-cooking, flavorful greens.

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    spinach lasagna
    Diana Rattray

     Make this for a family gathering or potluck dinner and be prepared for applause. It's everything a rich spinach lasagna should be, and it's meat-free.

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    Creamed Swiss Chard
    Creamed Swiss Chard. Photo of Creamed Swiss Chard © Diana Rattray
    Bacon, garlic, and a little onion add flavor to this dish of Swiss chard. Swiss chard has long been one of my favorite vegetables, because it's a tasty and nutritious green vegetable, and it's so easy to grow.
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    Baked Spinach Balls
    Diana Rattray

     These spinach balls are easy to make and bake, and they are incredibly delicious! Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, and eggs are among the ingredients.

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    Crustless Chard and Bacon Quiche
    Crustless Chard and Bacon Quiche. Photo of Crustless Chard and Bacon Quiche © Diana Rattray
    Serve this crustless quiche for brunch or breakfast, or with a sandwich or salad for an extra-special lunch.
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    Swiss Chard With Bacon
    Swiss Chard With Bacon. Photo of Swiss Chard With Bacon © Diana Rattray
    Instead of spinach, try this Swiss chard recipe for a change of pace. Use red, green, or rainbow chard in this recipe.
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    spinach salad with warm bacon dressing
    Diana Rattray

     A warm bacon dressing wilts the spinach slightly and flavors the salad so nicely. Crunch bits of bacon and sliced hard-boiled eggs garnish the salad.

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    Creamed Spinach
    Diana Rattray

     This super-easy spinach dish is flavored with some garlic, nutmeg, and  Parmesan cheese.

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    Rice With Spinach and Parmesan Cheese
    Diana Rattray

     This spinach and rice combination is flavored with fresh herbs and Parmesan cheese.

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    spinach soup with sausage and potatoes
    Diana Rattray

     This potato and spinach soup includes spicy fresh chorizo (or chourico) or Italian sausage.

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    Lasagna Rolls With Sauce and Cheese
    Diana Rattray

     This is a unique way to enjoy lasagna. The noodles are rolled up and filled with the ricotta and spinach mixture. An easy tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese tops the rolls off.