Swiss Chard Spinnach 17cm
Swiss chard leaves are tender and have a taste similar to beet greens and spinach. While some may find the leaves slightly bitter, they are less vegetal in flavor than kale. The crunchy stems are slightly sweet and have a similar taste and texture with bok choy stems.
If you don’t like the taste of Swiss Chard, or if it’s unavailable at your local grocery store, you can easily substitute any dark leafy green like kale, beet greens, collard greens, or spinach.
The Similarities Between Spinach and Swiss Chard. … Beets also have the scientific name of Beta vulgaris because beets and chard are the same plant species. The main difference between beets and chard is that beets are primarily grown for the roots while chard is mainly grown for the leaves.