. Creamy Bacon Chard Bake
The Creamy Bacon Chard Bake is the ultimate comfort food. Rich, savory and flavorful, this dish is sure to become a regular for those who try it. Best of all, it’s simple to make – just add a few ingredients to your favorite baking dish and bake. The end result is an easy, delicious meal that can feed a crowd.
This dish is ideal for family gatherings or potluck dinners. It’s just the right mix of crunchy bacon and tender chard, combined with a creamy, cheesy sauce. Serve it with a side of garlic mashed potatoes or another favorite dish and you’ve got a complete meal. Ready to get cooking? Here’s what you’ll need to make this scrumptious dish:
2 bunches swiss chard, stemmed, chopped
1 cup bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 cups shredded cheese
8 ounces cream cheese
1/2 cup milk
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
salt & pepper to taste
1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease a 13×9 inch baking dish and set aside.
2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp. Remove from the pan with a slotted spoon and set aside. Add the onions and garlic to the same pan; cook until the onions are soft and beginning to brown (about 5 minutes).
3. Add the chard to the pan and cook until tender (about 12 minutes). Remove from the heat and set aside.
4. In a medium bowl, combine the shredded cheese, cream cheese, milk, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Mix well.
5. Spread the chard mixture in the prepared dish. Top with bacon and pour cheese mixture over the top.
6. Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
7. Serve hot and enjoy!
This Creamy Bacon Chard Bake recipe is sure to be a hit. The combination of fresh chard, a rich cheese sauce and savory bacon is both comforting and delicious. And since it only takes a few minutes to prepare, it’s a great choice for busy days or last-minute dinner parties. Serve it up with your favorite side dishes and you’ll have a delicious meal that everyone will love. Enjoy!