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Chard with Cheese Sauce

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Ingredients
  Chard 2 Pound
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  American cheese 1⁄4 Pound, diced
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Stewed
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

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

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Chard With Cheese Sauce Recipe