How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Blanch chard leaves in boiling salted water for 2 minutes.
  • Drain chard and squeeze to remove excess water.
  • Cook pasta until al dente, don't overcook because it's going in the oven again.
  • Saute leek in butter and oil until softened.
  • Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
  • Stir in flour and cook 2 minutes.
  • Heat stock and milk.
  • Add hot stock and milk to saute pan with leeks, garlic and roux, stirring until well combined.
  • Simmer stock mixture until it thickens slightly.
  • Add half of cheese and mix until melted.
  • Add salt, pepper and nutmeg to taste.
  • Combine pasta, chard and sauce mix.
  • Taste, correct seasonings, and pour into oven-safe dish.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Sprinkle remaining cheese and bread crumbs on top of pasta, and bake for another 15 minutes, until browned and bubbly.

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    " It was excellent "
    lori4flavor ate it and said...
    I love chard too! And this sounds delicious! Bookmarked + ^5. Thanks for sharing :)
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    " It was excellent "
    trigger ate it and said...
    In the fall season I love to make things different with my garden fresh vegetables.
    Your Swiss Chard Mac And Cheese is perfect.
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    " It was excellent "
    mamalou ate it and said...
    Love mac and cheese, and love chard!
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