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Shredded Swiss Chard Salad

Makes: 6 servings
Serving size: 1 cup
Prep 15 mins
Shredded Swiss Chard Salad
Ingredients
  • 1  large bunch  Rainbow Swiss chard (12 ounces)
  • 1/2  clove  garlic
  •  Kosher salt
  • 2  tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1  tablespoon  cider vinegar
  • 1  tablespoon  finely chopped shallot
  • 1  fresh hot chile pepper, very thinly sliced*
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground black pepper
  • 5  ounces  fresh mozzarella cheese, coarsely shredded (1 1/2 cups)
Directions

1. Wash and dry the chard leaves. Remove the stems. Stack then roll the leaves tightly, like a cigar, then thinly slice lcrosswise into very fine strands.

2. For the vinaigrette, mash garlic with a pinch of salt to make a paste. In a large bowl whisk garlic paste with the oil, vinegar, shallot, chile pepper, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Toss the chard in the vinaigrette. Sprinkle with mozzarella and season with salt and pepper to taste.

From the Test Kitchen*
  • Wear gloves when handling hot peppers because volatile oils can burn skin and eyes, Wash immediately if hands touch seeds or membranes.
Nutrition Facts (Shredded Swiss Chard Salad)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 120,
  • Fat, total (g) 10,
  • chol. (mg) 17,
  • sat. fat (g) 4,
  • carb. (g) 3,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 1,
  • pro. (g) 5,
  • vit. A (IU) 3547,
  • vit. C (mg) 17,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 8,
  • sodium (mg) 377,
  • Potassium (mg) 228,
  • calcium (mg) 192,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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