Chard with Cheese Sauce
|All purpose flour||2 Tablespoon|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|American cheese||1⁄4 Pound, diced|
Wash chard, cut out heavy ribs, and cut into 1-inch pieces.
Cook in 1/2 inch of boiling salted water, covered, for 5 minutes.
Shred chard leaves, add to ribs, and cook for 5 minutes more.
Drain well and press out excess liquid.
Melt butter in saucepan; add flour.
Stir to moisten flour.
Gradually add milk, stirring constantly, and cook over medium heat until thickened.
Add cheese and stir until cheese melts.
Combine with chard in 1 1/2 quart casserole and bake, uncovered, in preheated slow oven (325°F.) for about 45 minutes.
Calories 495 Calories from Fat 291
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 33 g50.4%
Saturated Fat 20.1 g100.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 91.2 mg30.4%
Sodium 2932.7 mg122.2%
Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.8%
Dietary Fiber 7.7 g30.7%
Sugars 8.3 g
Protein 24 g48.5%
Vitamin A 574.4% Vitamin C 226.8%
Calcium 65.1% Iron 50.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet