Shakshuka

An easy-to-make comfort food that sounds exotic and tastes delicious. Made from ingredients that we usually have on hand, we love it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner with a slice of toasted whole grain bread.

Shakshuka- Saucy & Spicy Eggs

An easy-to-make comfort food that sounds exotic and tastes delicious. Made from ingredients that we usually have on hand, we love it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner with a slice of toasted whole grain bread.
Print Recipe
CourseBreakfast, Brunch, Main Course
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Servings8
Calories150kcal
AuthorAdapted from the American Egg Board

Ingredients

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper washed, cored, and shopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced (or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 8 eggs
  • cup feta cheese or another crumbly cheese if you like
  • 1 bunch cilantro washed and chopped

Instructions

  • Wash hands before preparing food.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • In an ovenproof skillet, heat oil on a stove over medium heat.
  • Sauté onion, red pepper, garlic, chili powder, cumin, paprika, and pepper for about 5 minutes or until vegetables start to soften and spices begin to smell nice.
  • Stir in tomato paste and tomatoes; bring to simmer.
  • Reduce heat to low on cook, stirring occasionally, for about 15 minutes or until sauce has thickened.
  • Make 6 to 8 wells in the sauce with spoon; crack egg into each well.
  • Transfer pan to oven. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes or until eggs are cooked.
  • Top with cheese and cilantro.

Notes

*Great served with toasted pita bread or crusty whole grain bread.
Nutrition Facts
Shakshuka- Saucy & Spicy Eggs
Serving Size
 
1 serving
Amount per 1 Serving
Calories
150
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
11
g
17
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
169
mg
56
%
Sodium
 
242
mg
11
%
Carbohydrates
 
6
g
2
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
7
g
14
%
Vitamin D
 
1
µg
7
%
Calcium
 
81
mg
8
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
Potassium
 
265
mg
8
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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