Ruby Chard Salad with Walnuts and Cranberries | © 2018 | | © 2018 |

This salad is a healthful, easy, and fast way to prepare different types of chard. Keep it vegan or add crumbled Feta, blue or goat cheese, which pair really well with earthy sweetness of bright, vibrant ruby or rhubarb chard.

  • 1 bunch Young tender ruby chard, washed, drained and chopped
  • 5 Scallions, chopped
  • 1/4 head Heart-shaped purple cabbage, sliced
  • 50 g Dried cranberries
  • 50 g Walnuts, toasted
  • 2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp Sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper, ground
  1. Wash and dry the ruby chard thoroughly. Remove the stems. Cut leaves into 1 inch pieces. Slice stems in half then into 1/2 inch pieces. Thinly slice the heart-shaped red cabbage.
  2. Place the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, maple syrup, salt, and pepper in a glass jar. Shake until well combined.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the chard, scallions, and cabbage. Pour dressing over the salad and toss until evenly coated. Toss in the cranberries and toasted walnuts. Serve immediately. | © 2018 | | © 2018 |


Vicki Bensinger 5/4/18 10:23

This is a beautiful salad Angie. I love how pretty the Ruby Chard is. This salad is simple yet so healthy and pretty!

Sharon D 5/4/18 10:28

What a beautiful salad, Angie. You're amazing with fresh food! :D

Nancy Chan 5/4/18 12:36

I like this fresh and delicious looking salad! I have tasted the purple cabbage but not the ruby chard!

Shashi 5/4/18 13:07

Such a colorfully beautiful salad, Angie!

Liz Berg 5/4/18 13:41

So vibrant and delicious, Angie! The dressing sounds amazing, too!!

Evi 5/4/18 14:44

This is such a lovely salad, Angie! Also, I love your dishes ;)

Tricia Buice 5/4/18 14:53

I've always loved chard but never tried it raw - this is lovely and I bet it's delicious too Angie. So full of goodness!

Christine Ho 5/4/18 15:19

Beautiful and healthy salad, Angie. I love adding some nuts and dried fruits into salad too.

All That I'm Eating 5/4/18 16:57

I love chard, especially the coloured ones, love the idea of serving it with walnuts.

Chris Scheuer 5/4/18 18:16

This is a feast for the eyes, Angie and sounds wonderful!

2pots2cook 5/4/18 18:24

Love it ! Easy to make even in our tiny office kitchen ! Thank you !

Jean | 5/4/18 18:43

Angie, I love chard, and it's been so long since I've had it. Love the addition of the cranberries and toasted walnuts

Pam 5/4/18 18:55

I haven't eaten ruby chard enough... this salad looks like a great way to enjoy it!

Amy (Savory Moments) 5/4/18 19:00

You know, I've never eaten chard raw before! This salad looks so fresh and delicious.

Elisabeth Foodandthrift 5/4/18 19:57

Angie, this salad has 'my name' all over it. As silly as it sounds, I eat Ruby Chard in different ways, but always at my daughter's house because she makes thing 'super healthy' and lots of vegan things! I love this salad, and bookmarking it to make...the dressing is divine, as well!

Gloria Baker 5/4/18 23:25

All yours salads are beautiful Angie ! xo

mjskit 6/4/18 05:05

Perfect timing! I'm planning on picking some young rainbow chard tomorrow and this salad looks delicious. Love the cranberries and walnut combination and I can see how it complements the flavor of chard. Really nice salad.

Balvinder Ubi 6/4/18 05:55

This looks so fresh! I don’t think I’ve ever had chard in a salad but on my to do list now.

Nava K 6/4/18 09:51

I see a bowl of absolutely mouth packing and healthy salad. Another good run out of your kitchen mill Angie.

SavoringTime in the Kitchen 6/4/18 18:42

I love rainbow chard, but I've never eaten it raw either! I'm sure the young, tender stalks must be very tender. Lovely bright flavors and colors in your wonderful salad!

fimère .b 6/4/18 20:35

une belle salade délicieuse et bien colorée
bonne soirée

Emma @ Bake Then Eat 7/4/18 01:08

What a beautiful salad, I love chard and it’s so good to see it back in season!

The Yum List 7/4/18 12:37

Now that's something I'd like to have for my lunch.

claudia lamascolo 7/4/18 16:15

what a vibrant healthy salad!

Abbe@This is How I Cook 7/4/18 20:36

What a lovely simple salad and a great vinaigrette. I don't have chard in the fridge right now so maybe tonight I will try it with kale!

grace 7/4/18 22:37

beautiful! crunchy, sweet, and savory--it hits all the right notes!

Monica 7/4/18 23:27

Looks so appealing and a great idea to use chard for a salad! I can't wait to get back into the farmer's market.

Anca 8/4/18 20:27

It looks so vibrant and healthy. Love the idea of the walnuts in the salad.

Alida @mylittleitaliankitchen 9/4/18 13:05

A perfect dish for spring! Lovely salad Angie. Ciao!

No Spoon Necessary 9/4/18 15:53

You make the best salads, Angie!!! Needless to say, I am loving this one! It's packed with so much healthy deliciousness and the colors are just gorgeous!! Salad goals for sure! Cheers!

Królowa Karo 9/4/18 19:01

I have today very similar salad for a dinner :)

Pam 9/4/18 22:26

Love this and have to make it! It looks so delicious, Angie! Thanks!

Katerina 10/4/18 14:29

I love cranberries in salads!

Kitchen Riffs 11/4/18 01:46

Love chard! Something we always plant in our garden. This looks like a terrific way to use it -- thanks!

Big Rigs 'n Lil' Cookies 11/4/18 01:59

I am so anxious to have fresh chard! Looking forward to farmers markets and gardens soon!

Jeanette | Jeanette's Healthy Living 11/4/18 03:24

I love the jewel tones of this salad - beautiful!

Nammi 11/4/18 04:31

Hi!, this looks gorgeous, has spring arrived? because this looks like it has :). I love all the multicoloured stems of chard :)

Cook With Manali 11/4/18 20:57

what a nice healthy salad, love the colors!

GiGi Eats 11/4/18 21:22

I have had chard raw before once or twice, but not more than that cause I wasn't really a fan. I have a feeling THAT DRESSING makes ALL THE DIFFERENCE though!

Evelyne CulturEatz 12/4/18 02:19

You know I am not sure if I ever had uncooked chard before, and why not? Really got my curiosity peaked with this lovely salad.

noobcook 12/4/18 09:27

beautiful and vibrant looking salad.

Dawn Yucuis 14/4/18 04:39

Love the colors in this salad. This is a salad that I would love to eat.

Mindy Boyd 14/4/18 17:05

A lovely and healthy salad. Great post!

Evolve With Mary 15/4/18 05:30

I eat at least a salad a day. So I’ll make sure to make this ruby chard salad this week. Thanks for sharing Angie

georgie @ georgie eats 15/4/18 17:48

love this idea!! Chard is so underrated!

Marcelle 16/4/18 16:53

I love dried cranberries in my salads, Angie! Such a pretty salad and dressing sounds absolutely delicious with maple!

tigerfish 17/4/18 05:03

I need to get more chard into my cooking! Beautiful salad :)

Reeni Pisano 18/4/18 00:37

I can't wait for swiss chard to be in season! This is a gorgeous salad Angie!!

Katerina Delidimou 30/4/18 13:29

What a beautiful spring salad!

Roz Corieri Paige 1/5/18 20:06

What a beautiful salad Angie; I love all of the vivid colors of the chard and the cranberries. You make food appear like art!!!! And yummy too!

Judee Algazi 2/5/18 18:35

so funny you used walnuts and cranberries- I just made a topping for brie with fig jam, walnuts and cranberries. Your salad looks and sounds amazing

Choclette Blogger 2/5/18 19:27

That looks beautifully healthy. I'm never too sure about raw chard, but I eat raw beetroot leaves quite happily and there isn't really much difference. Must try harder!

Pankti Cake n Curry 22/5/18 19:10

Such amazing clicks!! And such a refreshing salad!


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