Italian Potato Salad with Swiss Chard

Jessica Merchant
  • Yield: 6 servings


4 large yellow potatoes
1 small bunch of Swiss chard
1/2cup roughly chopped white onion
1 garlic clove, minced
1tablespoon vinegar
1/3cup light olive oil
1 1/2teaspoons red pepper flakes
1teaspoon coarse salt


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Cut potatoes (skin on) into 1 1/2- to 2-inch chunks. Add to boiling water and cook until tender but still firm. Drain well.
  3. Tear Swiss chard (including stem) into large pieces. Place in boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes. Pour into a colander to drain.
  4. In a large bowl, combine potatoes, Swiss chard and onion.
  5. In a small bowl, combine garlic, vinegar, oil and red pepper flakes. Pour over potato mixture and gently toss. Add salt and toss again. Refrigerate until chilled.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 226
  • Fat 14g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 481mg
  • Carbohydrate 24g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Protein 3g