Swiss Chard au Gratin
Recipe from Philadelphia Cream Cheese
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 58 mins
see savings6strips bacon
see savings6 tablespoonsbutter
see savings2cloves garlic, minced
see savings2shallots, finely chopped
see savings4 ounces(1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese
see savings4 ouncesHavarti cheese
see savings1 1/2 cupsheavy cream
see savingsDash salt and pepper
see savings4 tablespoonsolive oil
see savings4 poundsgreen Swiss chard
see savings1 cuppanko bread crumbs
PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees F.
COOK bacon in a medium skillet over moderately high heat until the fat is rendered, 3 to 5 min. Transfer bacon to paper towels, keeping the drippings in the skillet. Add the butter along with the garlic and 1/2 of the shallots to skillet. Cook over moderate heat until softened, about 2 min. Add cream cheese, Havarti, and whisk in heavy cream. Simmer until reduced by half, about 8 min. Season with salt and pepper.
HEAT a large skillet over moderate heat. Add olive oil and saute Swiss chard leaves with the remaining shallots until softened, about 3 min. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer chard leaves to a shallow baking dish and cover with the cream cheese mixture. Top with panko and crumbled bacon. Bake until crumbs are toasted and the casserole is bubbling, about 30 min.
Recipe Submitted by Real Women of PHILADELPHIA Contestant: Jacqui Nicholson