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Swiss Chard Gratin

  • PREP TIME: 15 minutes
  • COOK TIME: 15 minutes
  • LEVEL: Easy
Swiss Chard Gratin

Swiss chard, draped with cream sauce and baked until golden.


  • 3 lb Swiss Chard
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 4 tbsp grated Parmesan (separate one tbsp)
  • pinch of salt


  1. Pull leaves from stem and ribs, and roughly chop. Slice stems into 1/2" pieces.
  2. In pot of boiling, salted water, blanch leaves for 1 minute. Remove and drain.
  3. Simmer stems for 10 minutes. Remove and drain.
  4. Over low heat, sauté minced onions in butter until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add cream and bring to a simmer. Reduce, stirring frequently until thick, about 5 minutes.
  5. Turn off heat. Add 3 tbsp cheese, and stir to combine. Set aside.
  6. Place chard in gratin dish or shallow baking pan, and top with sauce. Sprinkle remaining 1 tbsp cheese over top.
  7. Bake in 350°F oven for 20 minutes, until cheese sauce bubbles and turns golden.

Nutrition Information

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