Swiss Chard and Caramelized Onion Lasagna

Recipe by SweetySJD
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READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook noodles just until tender. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat.
  • Add garlic and cook, stirring often, about 30 seconds.
  • Add chard and cook, stirring often, until tender, 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a medium bowl and stir in ricotta. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
  • Wipe out skillet, heat remaining oil over medium heat.
  • Add onions, cook and stir, until onions begin to brown all over.
  • Sprinkle with sugar, cook and stir until deep amber in color, about 20 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and splash with vinegar.
  • In a medium saucepan, heat 2 1/2 cups milk over medium heat until steaming.
  • Put flour in a small bowl and whisk in 1/2 cup milk until smooth; whisk into hot milk and continue to whisk until until sauce simmers and thickens. Cook and stir 1 minute longer.
  • Stir in parmesan or Asiago cheese until melted and smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Lightly oil a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  • Coat bottom of dish with 1/2 cup sauce.
  • Line bottom with a single layer of noodles.
  • Spread half the chard over noodles.
  • Add another layer of noodles, arrange onions on top and season with salt and pepper.
  • Spread another 1/2 cup of sauce over all.
  • Add another layer of noodles, followed by remaining chard.
  • Finish with remaining noodles and sauce. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan.
  • Tightly cover with foil sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 30 minutes.
  • Uncover and bake 10-15 minutes, until light brown and bubbly.
  • Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
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