Swiss Chard Greens with fried egg. Easy and so flavorful breakfast.

Swiss Chard with Fried Egg Breakfast

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2


  • 2 bunches chard red stems removed and rough chopped
  • 2 T . olive oil
  • 1/2 t . cumin
  • 1/4 t . smoked paprika
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/4 piece preserved lemon chopped
  • 1 T . olive oil
  • 1 pinch crushed pepper flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic fine chopped
  • 1 T . fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/4 t . chili powder


  1. Wash the greens well and pat them dry with paper towels. Heat the olive oil to medium in a large fry pan. Add the greens and cook stirring frequently. When they start to wilt, add the garlic and cook until fragrant. Add the cumin and paprika.Cover tightly, and turn down the heat. Let it steep and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the preserved lemon and parsley. Stir to combine all flavors, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Plate the greens, drizzle with a little olive oil and sprinkle with chili powder. Serve alongside a sunny side up egg and some bread.