Thanksgiving Swiss Chard Recipes
Swiss Chard Casserole with Shiitake Mushrooms
Delicious and easy to make and serve, this frittata-like casserole is just the kind of dish that F&W’s Justin Chapple likes to serve as a first course at dinner parties. He slices the baked casserole into bite-size squares and tops them with a dollop of crème fraîche to serve with cocktails.
Braised Greens with Tomatoes
Swiss Chard and Leek Gratin
This gratin combines blanched chard and sautéed leeks, cooked until just tender in a creamy two-cheese sauce made with both Gruyère and Parmigiano-Reggiano.
Creamy Swiss Chard with Crisp Bread Crumbs
Maria Helm Sinskey claims that a rich gratin topped with cheesy bread crumbs is the only way her children will eat Swiss chard. “I’ve learned that a little cream and cheese gets my kids to finish their vegetables,” she says.
Stuffed Peppers with Spicy Creamed Swiss Chard
Thanksgiving Make-Ahead Tip: The stuffed peppers can be prepared a day in advance and refrigerated overnight.
Pumpkin Lasagna with Ricotta and Swiss Chard
This super-creamy lasagna is perfect for a vegetarian main course. What makes it especially unusual is that it's made without tomato sauce.
Sautéed Rainbow Chard with Garlic and Lemon
For a gorgeous, relatively light holiday side dish, Fabio Trabocchi turns to rainbow chard, which has crisp-tender stalks in an array of bright yellows, pinks and reds. Plain green Swiss chard is delicious here too.
Canadian Bacon, Potato, and Swiss-Chard Gratin
Grated Gruyère cheese melts among ribbons of leafy Swiss chard and slices of Canadian bacon and potato. The dish bakes until the cheese on top is a crusty golden brown.
Swiss Chard Gratin with Toasted Bread Crumbs
The recipe can be prepared early in the day and refrigerated. Reheat, top with the bread crumbs and serve.
Tomato, Chard and Gruyère Casserole
This giant Provençal casserole is called a panade. It’s a gooey, crispy meal-in-one.