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Baked Swiss chard and smoked bacon casserole


For 6 people

  • 500 g of Swiss chard stalks
  • 200 g of thinly sliced smoked bacon (HERTA brand)
  • 1 350 ml pack of bechamel sauce
  • 500 g of potatoes
  • 250 g of button mushrooms
  • 50 g of grated Gruyere cheese
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 210°C (th. 7).
  2. Peel and dice the Swiss chard stalks and potatoes. Wash them and cook in a pot of salted boiling water for about 15 minutes.
  3. Peel and slice the mushrooms and sauté them in a pan for about 5 minutes. In a gratin dish, arrange the vegetables and pour over the bechamel sauce. Sprinkle with grated Gruyere cheese.
  4. Cover with thin slices of HERTA smoked bacon.
  5. Bake the gratin in the oven for 15 minutes.