On Line Cookbook

Swiss Chard and Sausage Frittata

Recipe Information
Sandi L.


  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) olive oil
  • 1 lb (.5 kg). Italian sausage, turkey or pork, casings removed
  • 1 cup (225 ml) each sliced red bell pepper, sliced mushrooms, and chopped onion
  • 1 bunch Swiss chard, chopped
  • 12 eggs
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) salt or to taste
  • Preheat broiler with the rack set 4 inches from heat.
  • Heat oil in large ovenproof frying pan over high heat.
  • Cook sausage, stirring often, until browned, about 3 minutes.
  • Stir in Swiss chard, reduce heat to medium, and cook, stirring occasionally, until wilted, about 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, whisk the eggs in a large bowl until starting to foam.
  • Stir cheese and salt into eggs.
  • Pour mixture into pan with vegetables and cook on stove until the bottom sets, about 3 minutes.
  • Broil until firm and browned, about 3 minutes.
This recipe was adapted from one in Sunset Magazine, December 2009.