Swiss chard


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Swiss chard

n.
1. A variety of beet (Beta vulgaris var. cicla), widely cultivated for its large succulent edible leaves.
2. The leaves of this plant, used as a vegetable.

Swiss chard

n
(Plants) another name for chard

chard

(tʃɑrd)

n.
a variety of beet, Beta vulgaris cicla, having leaves and leafstalks that are used as a vegetable. Also called Swiss chard.
[1650–60; appar. < French chardon thistle; see cardoon]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Swiss chard - beet lacking swollen rootSwiss chard - beet lacking swollen root; grown as a vegetable for its edible leaves and stalks
chard, leaf beet, spinach beet, Swiss chard - long succulent whitish stalks with large green leaves
beet, Beta vulgaris, common beet - biennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root; widely cultivated as a food crop
2.Swiss chard - long succulent whitish stalks with large green leaves
greens, leafy vegetable, green - any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
Beta vulgaris cicla, chard, chard plant, leaf beet, spinach beet, Swiss chard - beet lacking swollen root; grown as a vegetable for its edible leaves and stalks
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| IN the veg garden, as well as harvesting, you can be sowing seeds - lettuce, beetroot, Swiss chard, spring onions, swede and spring cabbage.
| Meanwhile, blanch 500g Swiss chard leaves in boiling salted water for 30 secs.
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I love Swiss chard! It's a tasty alternative to spinach and the size of Swiss chard leaves offer many fancy possibilities creative culinary delights.
SWISS chard has large, fleshy but tender deep green leaves and thick, crisp stalks.
Swiss chard is a great vegetable to serve with your dinner
EAT SWISS CHARD SWISS chard has large, fleshy but tender deep green leaves and thick, crisp stalks.
| IN the veg garden, it's outdoor sowing and planting time for loads of crops - leeks, peas, beetroot, radish, cauliflower, onions, carrots, spinach, broccoli, cabbage, artichoke, broad beans, Swiss chard and spinach.
This past spring, we had a problem with squirrels and rabbits eating our Swiss chard, and cabbage loopers attacking the brassicas.
Their intake of leafy green vegetables (spinach, kale, collard, mustard, and turnip greens, Swiss chard) varied from an average of less than one serving a day to 1.3 servings a day.
Summary: The main course served to the Crown Prince had a halibut fillet with roasted cauliflower Swiss chard.
Gardeners lacking full sun can still grow leafy vegetables such as kale, lettuce, mustard greens, spinach and Swiss chard and herbs, including cilantro, mint and parsley, in part shade.

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