Cancer Nutrition Consortium

Swiss Chard Frittata

Yum - this frittata recipe is perfect as a healthy breakfast or delicious side dish!

Serves 6.


  • 3 lbs Raw Swiss Chard Yields ~1 lb
  • 4 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3/4 cup Onion Diced
  • 3 Garlic Cloves Minced
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan Cheese Grated
  • 1/2 tsp Fresh Ground Pepper
  • 12 Eggs Large


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Bring large pot of salted water to a boil.
  3. Wash Swiss chard, and remove stems. Cut stems into pieces that will fit into pot. Cook the stems in boiling water until just tender, about 5 minutes.
  4. Rough chop Swiss chard leaves, and add to the boiling water. Cook until tender, about 5 minutes more.
  5. Drain cooked Swiss chard, and cool under cold running water.
  6. Heat olive oil in a non-stick oven proof skillet. Add onions and garlic, then sautee until soft.
  7. Add chopped cooked Swiss chard and sautee to heat through.
  8. Crack eggs into a bowl, add salt, pepper and grated cheese. Mix with a fork until eggs are well blended.
  9. Pour eggs over Swiss chard mixture, and stir to incorporate.
  10. Place pan in oven and bake for 20 – 30 minutes.
  11. When finished, remove from heat and let stand 10 minutes.
  12. Cut into wedges and serve warm.

Nutrition Info

Calories: 290

Total Fat: 22g

Saturated Fat: 6g

Sodium: 590mg

Potassium: 305mg

Total Carbohydrate: 7g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 18g

Posted on: February 10, 2015

By: Chef Jake Brach

Chef Jake Brach is the Manager of Culinary Learning and Development at Rich Products Corporation in Buffalo, New York, a family owned, environmentally responsible frozen food manufacturer.