Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali
Show: Molto Mario
Save Recipe Print
Sformato Alle Erbe: Swiss Chard Custard
Total:
1 hr 35 min
Prep:
30 min
Inactive:
15 min
Cook:
50 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
1 hr 35 min
Prep:
30 min
Inactive:
15 min
Cook:
50 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Directions

In a 12 to 14-inch saute pan, heat the olive oil over high heat until almost smoking. Add the onion and garlic and cook over medium-high heat 5 minutes, until soft and light golden brown. Add the chard and saute over high heat until very soft and tender, about 10 minutes. Remove from the pan and press under a plate to remove excess moisture. Finely chop the Swiss chard.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Place the chard mixture into a mixing bowl and add the besciamela, eggs and yolks, ricotta and 1/4 cup Parmigiano and season with nutmeg and salt and pepper.

Butter a bundt cake pan and sprinkle with bread crumbs to coat. Pour the mixture into the pan, and place the pan in a roasting pan. Carefully pour cool water into the roasting pan to come up 3 inches on the side of the bundt pan and place in the oven. Cook until the custard is just cooked through, about 35 minutes, then remove. The custard is done when a toothpick to the center exits clean. Allow to rest 15 minutes before edging with a thin knife and turning out onto a plate. Sprinkle with the toasted bread crumbs and remaining 1/4 cup grated cheese before serving warm.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Watermelon and Cucumber Salad 00:42

This refreshing summertime salad can be made with just a few ingredients.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Swiss Chard

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Pasta with Swiss Chard

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Sauteed Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard Saute

Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken|Susan Feniger

Creamed Swiss Chard

Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel

Garlicky Sauteed Swiss Chard

Recipe courtesy of Melissa d'Arabian

Swiss Chard Saute

Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken|Susan Feniger

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Dig In

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.