The ultimate summer side dish—it’s quick to prepare, stars peak produce, and goes with everything, especially grilled meats and fish. Save the Swiss chard stems for the Runner Beans with Swiss Chard Stems and Basil (click for recipe). Swiss Chard, Garlic and Lemon
This gratin will convert those wary-of-green-vegetable eaters to greens lovers. A simple white sauce lightly coats Swiss chard leaves, and a topping of cheese and crisp breadcrumbs seals the deal. For a different presentation, bake in individual gratin dishes or ramekins rather than one large dish. Make up to a day ahead and keep in the fridge until ready to serve.