Shakshuka

July 6, 2019

 

 

This is a classic Israeli dish made with basic ingredients but the finished product is very impressive. A great recipe which works well for brunch or dinner. 

 

The basic recipe needs onions, tomatoes, garlic, eggs, fresh herbs & seasonings. Based on the ingredients you have on hand, you can play around with the other optional stuff.

 

I like to add sun-dried tomatoes for added saltiness and omit the feta.

 

If you want an extra nutrition boost, add a handful of kale, spinach or rainbow chard.

 

You can enjoy this with some crusty bread, pita or just by itself.

 

Serves - 2 

 

 

What you need-

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 onion, thinly sliced

  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped

  • 2 tbsp tomato puree

  • 1 red pepper, thinly sliced (optional)

  • 5 - 6 sun-dried tomatoes (optional)

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1/4th tsp cumin powder

  • Sprinkle of feta (optional)

  • Handful of fresh coriander & parsley

  • 2 eggs

 

 

Putting it all together-

 

1.Heat the olive oil in a small frying pan, if you are making a larger quantity, use a larger frying pan.

2. Add the onions and peppers, salt & pepper. Cook till just softened. 3. Add the garlic, cook for a further 2 mins. Sprinkle the cumin powder, tomato puree and cook for a couple of minutes.

4. Add the fresh tomatoes with the splash of water and simmer uncovered until reduced and thick.

5. Taste & adjust the salt. Add a splash of water if the mix gets too dry. 6. Add in the fresh coriander & parsley.

7. Make two wells in the thick sauce & break an egg into each. Cover and cook on low heat until the whites are just set.

 

 

 

I LOVE to see your creations. Snap a photo and tag @cucinamiabynatasha on Instagram or hashtag #cucinamiabynatasha. Follow me on Facebook  Youtube for more easy recipes.

 

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