Swiss chard is an easy to grow, very delicious and healthy vegetable. Enough reasons to put some of it in your vegetable garden. This leafy green vegetable contains a lot of vitamins, minerals and a large quantity of iron. The flavour of swiss chard is very similar to the taste of spinach. Swiss chard can be used as a very healthy and delicious replacement of spinach. You can cook, steam, stew and stir-fry swiss chard. You can also use it in soups, casseroles, stews and in savory tarts. Finely chopped raw swiss chard is delicious in salads.