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Appetizer, Vegetarian, Breakfast |220 calories per serving|10 minute recipe

Sautéed Chard with Feta and Egg Breakfast Toast

This content was last updated on February 5, 2020

This toast variation is the perfect way to sneak vegetables into your breakfast. Dark leafy greens, including Swiss chard, are one of AICR’s Foods that Fight Cancer due their content of carotenoids. In lab studies, carotenoids found in dark green leafy vegetables can inhibit the growth of certain types of cancer cells, including skin, lung and stomach cancers.


  • 1 slice whole grain bread
  • 2 large chard leaves, chopped*
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. feta
  • 1 hard boiled egg, thinly sliced
Makes 1 serving (1). Per serving: 220 calories, 12 g total fat (3 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 190 mg cholesterol, 15 g carbohydrates, 7 g protein, 3 g dietary fiber, 250 mg sodium, 3 g sugar, 0 g added sugar.


  1. Toast bread.
  2. Sauté chard in olive oil until soft and reduced by about ¾ in size.**
  3. Spread it atop your toast, sprinkle with feta, and top with hard-boiled egg.


*May substitute chard with spinach or kale.

**Option to add a squeeze of lemon, chopped garlic, or crushed red pepper flakes while sauteing chard.

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