Shakshuka

Ingredients:

  • Olive oil – 2 tbsp
  • Onion – 1 medium diced
  • Red bell pepper – 1 small diced
  • Garlic cloves – 4 diced
  • Tomatoes – 5 roma diced (can substitute canned tomatoes too)
  • Cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • Paprika – 1 tsp
  • Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt – as per taste don’t add all 4 packets
  • Sugar – 1 tsp (1 packet)
  • Chili flakes – optional on top or in the mix with spices
  • Ground black pepper – as per taste don’t add all 4 packets
  • Eggs – 6
  • Cilantro – to garnish
  • Bread – Sourdough slices

Optional:

  • Avocado
  • Olives
  • Cheese

Recipe 

  • To a pan, add oil on medium heat. Once heated, add diced onion and garlic. Let it cook for 5 minutes or until onion softens
  • Now add diced red bell pepper and cook for another 5 minutes 
  • Add diced tomatoes, cumin powder, paprika, chilli powder, salt (1 packet to start), sugar, and chili flakes. Allow to simmer over medium heat for 10 minutes
  • Now add ground black pepper and adjust seasoning as needed
  • Crack the eggs over the tomato mixture by making space using your ladle. Cover the pan and simmer for 8-12, or until eggs reach desired consistency (8 mins for runny eggs, 12 mins for well-done eggs)
  • Garnish with cilantro and serve it with any toasted bread of your choice

*Shakshuka is usually served for breakfast and is ready in just 30-35 minutes*

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