Breakfast/ Fodmap

Swiss Chard with Bacon & Eggs

Swiss Chard with Bacon & Eggs

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Serves: 2 Cooking Time: 20 min


  • 2 bunches organic Swiss Chard with stems, washed and roughly chopped
  • 2 organic eggs
  • 1 tsp ground Cayenne pepper
  • 2 slices bacon ( cut in pieces before cooked)
  • Extra Virgin Olive oil cooking spray
  • Salt & Freshly Ground Pepper



Heat up an cooper or non reactive pan and add the Swiss Chard, salt & pepper, and cayenne with 1 tbsp water to cook down ( 8-10 min)


Remove the chard and plate, in the same pan add the bacon and cook until crispy (3-4 min)


Add the bacon pieces a top the chard


In the same pan add some more cooking spray and fry both eggs (optional to top with spices of your choice or more cayenne)


Plate one egg per plate and serve

Theres just something about Swiss Chard that exemplifies happiness in a bowl. Maybe its the beautiful way the multi colored stalks just beg to be bitten into and release abundant juices. It could be the addition of olive oil that coats each leave, and it can actually hold onto it well unlike some other greens. Typical associations of Swiss Chard usually involve a beautiful item that is forbidden for fodmappers, garlic. Bacon, on the other hand has been given the go- ahead from the dear inventors of the Fodmap diet, Monash University.

I can down the entire bunch of chard solo, and if you are prone to those kinds of things ( we should hang out), then double the amount of chard in the recipe. Its a great way to start your day, with 2 servings of vegetables, protein from the eggs and fat from the bacon. Add the cayenne and your revved and conquer the day ahead.


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