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Swiss Chard

 

Season:

·       Mid June- Late October

Preparing Tips:

·  Can be eaten raw in salads, baked, stir- fries, and sautéed.

·       Do not overcook collards as it will turn limp and mushy.

Storage Tips:

·       Unwashed Swiss Chard placed in a perforated bag will keep for about 1 week in the refrigerator.

Nutritional Info:

·      Swiss chard is high in vitamins A, E and C, and calcium and iron.

·       High in fiber and low in calories.

HOW TO FREEZE SWISS CHARD:

Cut off large, tough stems; discard all damaged leaves. Wash thoroughly several times. Blanch 1 lb. of greens in 2 gallons of water. Blanch for 2 minutes. Cool immediately in cold water, drain, package, and freeze. 



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