Veggies From A-Z

Swiss Chard

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Nutrition Information

1 serving = 93 g (125 mL boiled)

  • Very high in Vitamin K (378% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Very high in magnesium (32% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • High in manganese (15% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • High in iron (15% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • High in potassium (508 mg per serving)
  • Source of Vitamin C (28% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of Vitamin B2/riboflavin (5% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Fat-free (0.1 g per serving)
Look For

Select chard with fresh green leaves; avoid those that are yellow or discoloured.

To Store

Store unwashed leaves in plastic bags in the crisper in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 days.

To Prepare

Make sure to wash the Swiss chard thoroughly with water. Gritty greens will ruin the experience.

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