Maya Angelou's Original Joe's Sausage, Eggs, and Greens

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Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

This recipe is sure to be a hit. Try it this Mother's Day with your family.


  • 2 pounds red or green Swiss
  • chard
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 pound mild Italian sausage,
  • casings removed
  • 2 large onions, finely
  • chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ pound mushrooms, sliced
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 6 large eggs
  • Salt
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded
  • Monterey Jack cheese
  • Cooking Directions

    Rinse the greens well. Cut the chard leaves into thin shreds;

    thinly slice the stems. You should have about 5 cups, lightly

    packed. Set the greens aside.

    Place a wok or 12- to 14- inch skillet over high heat. Add

    the oil.

    Crumble the sausage into the pan, stirring frequently until

    the meat is well browned, about 10 minutes.

    Add the onions, garlic, mushrooms, nutmeg, pepper, and

    oregano. Stir often, until the onions are soft.

    Add the beef stock.

    Stir in the greens, a portion at a time, until all the greens are

    in the pan and just wilted, 10 minutes.

    Beat the eggs lightly in a bowl. Add the eggs to the pan and

    stir over low heat just until softly set.

    Season to taste with salt.

    Transfer to a warm serving dish and sprinkle with the


    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    This recipes is courtesy Dr. Maya Angelou from her cookbook "Great Food All Day Long"

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: swiss chard, vegetable oil, italian sausage, onion, garlic cloves

    Course: Dinner

    More Info: Kid Friendly

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