Swiss Chard, Strawberry and Feta Salad  Swiss Chard, Strawberry and Feta Salad

Swiss Chard, Strawberry and Feta Salad Author: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Credits: Maya Visnyei

A leafy green member of the beet family, Swiss chard is a more tender alternative to kale and a fantastic substitute for everyday lettuce; its sturdy leaves won’t wilt quickly when dressed with vinaigrette, making it a great candidate for any make-ahead salad.

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Total time 10 minutes
  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

Honey Dressing:
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon liquid honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper
Salad:
  • 6 cups thinly sliced stemmed Swiss chard (about 1 small bunch)
  • 1 cup strawberries , hulled and cut in 8 wedges
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons pepitas , toasted

Method

Honey Dressing: In large bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, honey, salt and pepper.

Salad: Add Swiss chard, strawberries, feta and pepitas to dressing; toss to coat. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 12 hours.)

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 418 mg
  • Sugars 4 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Calories 187
  • Total fat 16 g
  • Potassium 224 mg
  • Cholesterol 17 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 7 g

%RDI

  • Iron 11
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 10
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 11
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 12
  • Vitamin C 53
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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