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For an easy vegetarian version of this hearty main dish, omit the bacon and add a little more olive oil when you sauté the shallot mixture.

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total:
30 mins
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook polenta with salt as package directs.

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  • Meanwhile, cook bacon in a large frying pan until crisp. Transfer to paper towels.

  • Discard fat from pan. Heat oil in same pan over medium heat. Cook shallots, garlic, and chard ribs until softened, 4 minutes. Stir in chard leaves, chile flakes, and 1/3 cup water. Cover, reduce heat to low, and cook until wilted.

  • Stir butter and cheese into polenta and spoon into bowls. Toss chard with vinegar and spoon over polenta. Crumble bacon and sprinkle on top.

Nutrition Facts

358 calories; calories from fat 39%; protein 14g; fat 16g; saturated fat 6.2g; carbohydrates 40g; fiber 4.5g; sodium 957mg; cholesterol 30mg.
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