Canadian Bacon, Potato, and Swiss Chard Gratin Recipe

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Canadian Bacon, Potato, and Swiss Chard Gratin Recipe

How To Make Canadian Bacon, Potato, and Swiss Chard Gratin

This loaded swiss chard gratin is packed with hearty flavors of Canadian bacon, tender potatoes, and gooey Gruyère, for a belly-filling dinner meal!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 2tbspbutter
  • ½lbswiss chard
  • 1garlic clove
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½tspfresh ground black pepper
  • lbsbaking potatoes,(about 2)
  • ¼lbgruyere
  • ½lbcanadian bacon,sliced
  • 1cupchicken broth,low sodium, canned


  1. Heat the oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. In a medium frying pan, melt 1 tablespoon of the butter over moderately low heat. Add the Swiss chard and cook for about 1 minute until starting to wilt. Stir in the garlic and ⅛ teaspoon each salt and pepper.

  3. Cook for about 2 minutes, until no liquid remains in the pan.

  4. Butter an 8×8-inch baking pan or similarly sized gratin dish. Layer ⅓ of the potatoes in the dish and top with ⅛ teaspoon each salt and pepper, ⅓ of the cheese, and half the Canadian bacon.

  5. Spread the Swiss chard in a single layer. Top with half the remaining potatoes and sprinkle with ⅛ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Spread half the remaining cheese and the remaining Canadian bacon over the potatoes.

  6. Add the remaining potatoes to the dish, sprinkle with the remaining ⅛ teaspoon each of salt and pepper, and top with the remaining cheese and 1 tablespoon of butter. Pour the chicken broth over all.

  7. Cover the gratin with aluminum foil and bake for 15 minutes. Remove the foil and continue baking for about 30 minutes longer, until the potatoes are tender and the top is golden brown.

  8. Let stand 2 to 3 minutes before cutting.

  9. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 399.70kcal
  • Fat: 17.48g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.79g
  • Trans Fat: 0.24g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.35g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.22g
  • Carbohydrates: 36.29g
  • Fiber: 3.23g
  • Sugar: 3.25g
  • Protein: 26.25g
  • Cholesterol: 75.47mg
  • Sodium: 883.82mg
  • Calcium: 347.54mg
  • Potassium: 1418.29mg
  • Iron: 2.95mg
  • Vitamin A: 299.59µg
  • Vitamin C: 27.06mg
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