Cheesy Swiss Chard Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelBit Difficult
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings8
CuisineCourse
MethodVegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Mature swiss chard2 Pound
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Diced cheddar cheese1⁄4 Pound
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Flour2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 127 Calories from Fat 75

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g13%

Saturated Fat 5.2 g25.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 24.4 mg

Sodium 578.7 mg24.1%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 6 g12.9%

Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C

Calcium 12% Iron 1.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Preheat oven to 325°F.
Wash chard; cut stalks into 1-inch pieces; cook in 1/2-inch boiling water with salt, covered, 5 minutes.
Then add torn chard leaves; cover; cook 5 minutes.
Drain well.
In saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour, then milk; cook, stirring, over medium heat until thickened.
Add cheese; toss with chard.
Turn into 1 1/2-quart casserole.
Bake, uncovered, 45 minutes.
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