This is a great quick weeknight meal when your short on time. And how can you go wrong with Bacon?
1 c polenta
12 tsp kosher salt
6 ozs bacon
2 shallots, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 lbs chard, ribs removed, roughly chopped
Red pepper flakes
1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
2 tsps balsamic vinegar
Cook polenta with salt as package directs.
Meanwhile, cook bacon in a large frying pan until crisp. Transfer to paper towels. Heat bacon dat in same pan over medium heat. Cook shallots, garlic until softened, 4 minutes. Stir in chard leaves, chile flakes, and 1/3 c water. Cover, reduce heat to low, and cook until wilted.
Stir cheese into polenta and spoon into bowls. Toss chard with vinegar and spoon over polenta. Crumble bacon and sprinkle on chard.