Swiss Chard and Arugula Salad

This image courtesy of Joseph DeLeo


Cooking Methodsauteeing



Total Timeunder 30 minutes

OccasionCasual Dinner Party

Recipe Courseappetizer

Dietary Considerationvegetarian


Taste and Texturecheesy, light, nutty

Type of Dishfirst course salad


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ pound slivered almonds
  • Salt
  • 2 bunches (about 1/2 pound) young Swiss chard leaves with stems, washed and thoroughly dried
  • 1 to 2 bunches arugula, washed and thoroughly dried
  • 1/2 to ¾ cup Vinaigrette 
  • Hard goat cheese, for grating


  1. In a small skillet, melt butter and sauté the almonds until they begin to turn golden. Remove from the pan with a slotted spoon and salt lightly.

  2. Toss the greens with the vinaigrette and divide among six plates. Sprinkle with the warm almonds and grate a little goat cheese over each salad. Serve.


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