Swiss Chard and Sardine Gratin

Swiss Chard and Sardine Gratin


Swiss Chard and Sardine Gratin
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins

Swiss Chard and Sardine Gratin is a decadent recipe featuring rich Gruyère, crunchy breadcrumbs, and a touch of heavy cream. You’ll be sure to impress your dinner guests with this one. It’s the perfect side dish to have at your next family gathering, and a clever, but delicious way to sneak in some greens too.

Course: Side Dish
  • 1 1/2 lb swiss chard, stemmed
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 8 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 shallots, sliced
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup Gruyère cheese
  • 1/4 tsp fresh nutmeg
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 2 packages Wild Selections® Lightly Smoked Sardine Fillets 3.8 oz
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  1. Boil chard for 1-2 minutes

  2. Drain chard, let cool and squeeze it dry

  3. Heat butter and oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Sautee garlic and shallots for 5-7 minutes

  4. Add flour and cook for 2 minutes

  5. Whisk in cream, milk, salt and pepper. Boil for 3 minutes or until thick

  6. Stir in chard, half the Gruyère, nutmeg, and eggs

  7. Heat oven to 400° and grease an 8×11 baking dish with oil

  8. Spread half the chard mixture into dish, topping with half the sardines. Repeat layering

  9. Stir melted butter and bread crumbs in a bowl. Sprinkle mixture over, then top along with the remaining Gruyère

  10. Bake for 30 minutes

  • Amanda
    Posted at 21:02h, 07 December Reply

    Why is this recipe not called “Cheesy Chardines?”

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