Chard Gratin

IMG_3049This is super easy and delicious. And chard is in season for most time of the year, at least here in California. Give it a try and let me know what you think.

Ingredients
2 bundles of chard
2 tsp butter
2 tsp AP flour (can be GF)
Scant 1 cup of whole milk
1 clove garlic
1 pinch nutmeg
1/2 cup grated cheese
1/2 cup breadcrumbs (can be GF)

Instructions
Preheat oven to 375F.
Mince garlic.
Blanch the stalks from the chard in water for 5 minutes. Add the leaves for a moment.
Drop into ice water, drain and squeeze excess water out.
Make a roux from butter, flour and milk.
Add nutmeg, salt and pepper, garlic and the cheese.
Line gratin dish with chard, pour sauce over it and cover with breadcrumbs.
Bake for 20 minutes and serve warm.

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