Italian Potato Salad with Swiss Chard

  • Yield 6 servings

Add a splash of color to potato salad by tossing in some fresh Swiss chard.

Jessica Merchant


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