Thank you to all who contributed to last week's seasonal recipe round-up featuring chard. Now it is time to feature some of your recipes. As I looked through what was submitted, I found I wanted to try so many! I selected three recipes to feature, and below I'll tell you why.
Remember, you can continue to add your chard recipes to last week's round-up. And join us next Friday, the 11th, for a round-up featuring spinach.
Featured Chard Recipes
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Spiraled Meat Loaf with Swiss Chard and Spinach from Amanda at Iron Rich Food. I am definitely planning to make this! What I most love about Amanda's meat loaf is the creativity. This is meatloaf with the wow-factor. From a nutritional stand-point, the greens are steamed before getting rolled up in the loaf — ensuring that oxalic acid is washed away. The finished meatloaf looks gorgeous. Who wouldn't be proud to make such a dish? The recipe looks easy enough in the recipe steps thanks to great pictures of all the steps. Great recipe, Amanda. Thank you for adding it to the chard round-up!
Swish Chard Quiche from Hannah at Mountain Musings. Hannah's beautiful and simple quiche uses pre-steamed chard for good nutrition. I also love that this dish centers around two other foods usually found in abundance this time of year — cream, cheese, and eggs. With eggs and creamy, sweet milk coming out our ears (or our farmer's ears), this quiche makes lovely use of those other seasonal foods, too. The best part of Hannah's recipe post was her Granny's recommendation to freeze chard to make this all year. 🙂
If you're on GAPS or dairy-free, check out Starlene's chard and onion quiche which uses a coconut four crust and is, of course, GAPS-friendly. Starlene blogs at GAPS Diet Journey and offers a great free download to newsletter subscribers — a list of approved GAPS foods. In the comments, Holly and Starlene discuss steaming the chard first. They're one step ahead and ready for you. 🙂 Great step-by-step photos in this post, too. Thank you, Starlene!
Honestly, I could just keep going… I loved all of your recipes! Go check out the rest of the chard round-up because all the recipes are worth being featured.
Seasonal Recipe Round-Up Schedule: April through June
Here's our round-up schedule again, so you know what's up ahead. I'll see you next Friday, May 11th, for spinach!
- Friday, April 27, 2012 — Chard
- Friday, May 11, 2012 — Spinach
- Friday, May 25, 2012 — Rhubarb
- Friday, June 8, 2012 — Asparagus
- Friday, June 22, 2012 — Strawberries
All seasonal recipe round-ups are (and will be) listed on the Recipes page.
Have a blessed weekend, everyone!
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