Swiss Chard Slaw with Creamy Scallion Dressing

Summertime and holidays mean big family dinners! It’s not often that everyone is home for dinner, but when we’re all around, we have to try new things, while also eating healthy green vegetables!

swiss chard salad with creamy scallion dressing by the kosher foodies

We’re already thinking about the holidays, which start right after Labor Day this year. Swiss chard is one of the simanim for Rosh HaShana, so if you want to try a new version of it (because the kind our family eats at the seder is always slimy and not that yummy), go with this!

The dressing would also work on kale, or a regular salad.

IMG_7872 IMG_7873 IMG_7874 IMG_7875Chard Slaw with Creamy Scallion Dressing from Martha Stewart


  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 scallions, white and pale-green parts finely chopped, dark-green tops chopped and reserved for garnish (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 bunch (about 1 pound) chard


  1. Remove stems and center ribs from chard with a knife and set aside. Stack a few leaves at a time, roll up like a cigar, and thinly slice crosswise; transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Cut chard stems and ribs crosswise into 2-inch pieces, thinly slice lengthwise, and add to bowl with chard.
  3. Just before serving, toss chard with dressing. Garnish with scallion tops.


  • I love swiss chard, this looks like such a fantastic salad!

  • Alison @ Alibabka

    I have never really eaten swiss chard raw. Sounds great! Love that dressing!

    • i didn’t think it would be good raw, but everyone really loved it, even our non-leafy-green-eating parents!

  • What a wonderful idea! Dressing sounds fantastic.

  • Sarah Klinkowitz

    Lovely photos! Really pretty!

  • Whit @

    I’m loving this for a shabbat lunch. Great idea!

  • Absolutely perfect for us. I just bought Swiss chard and will try this today. The chard won’t last until Rosh!

  • LilMissCakes

    The photos are great! Especially the last one, so bright and fresh.

    • thanks! been trying to be better with our photography 🙂

  • Chanie@BusyInBrooklyn

    So interesting. I would never think of making a slaw out of swiss chard.

  • Whit @ Jewhungry

    Classic and delicious! Yum!

  • Like a slaw with chard, brilliant.