Cheesy Baked Swiss Chard
January 25, 2014
- Serves 6
This recipe is very easy to make and a good way to add extra flavor to swiss chard. —SLD
What You'll Need
(s) Swiss charc
1 and 1/2 teaspoons
sea salt, separated
(s) american cheese, diced
seasoned bread crumbs
(s) boiling water
- Cut the stalks from the washed Swiss chard leaves into one-inch pieces.
- Place the leaves in the bottom of a large stockpot.
- Cover the Swiss chard leaves with 2 cups boiling water and 1/2 tsp. sea salt.
- Place over high heat and boil for approximately 10 minutes, or until the Swiss chard is fully cooked
- Drain well with a colander, making sure to press all of the water out of the Swiss chard.
- In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, melt the butter and add in the flour and remaining salt, stirring constantly.
- Add the milk and bring the mixture to a boil, stirring constantly.
- Add in the cheese and stir until it is melted.
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a two-quart casserole dish.
- Place the Swiss chard in the prepared casserole dish and cover with the cheese sauce.
- Combine the bread crumbs with the melted butter and sprinkle over the casserole.
- Bake for about 30 minutes.
- Remove from oven and serve immediately.
Recipe by: SLD
I am married to a great guy and together we have an amazing daughter. I have always loved to cook and was encouraged by my mother to get creative in the kitchen, and to always have fun. I have enjoyed passing on my love of cooking and baking to my own daughter, who is now a young adult and becoming quite creative in her own kitchen.
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