Classic Shakshuka

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 25 min 3
Classic Shakshuka
Health Highlights
A perfect pairing of eggs and a delicious tomato-based dish that is a classic breakfast but works for any meal.


1/2 medium White onion (peeled, diced)
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 3/4 can(s) (28oz) Diced tomatoes, low sodium, canned
1 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (chopped)
2 tbsp Tomato paste, canned
1/4 tsp Hot pepper (chili) flakes (to taste)
1 tsp Cumin
1 tsp Paprika
1 dash Cayenne pepper (to taste)
1 pinch Salt and pepper (to taste)
6 large Egg


  1. In a deep skillet (with cover), sauté the diced onions and garlic in oil for about 5-7 minutes.
  2. Add in diced tomatoes and bell peppers and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  3. Add tomato paste, chili flakes, cumin, paprika, and cayenne. Stir and simmer until thickened. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Crack in the eggs one by one, spacing them out evenly. 
  5. Cover the pan and allow the mixture to simmer and condense for 8-12 minutes, depending on how cooked you prefer your eggs.
  6. Serve with traditional challah bread or bread of choice.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 321
Calories from fat 139
Calories from saturated fat 38
Total Fat 15.5 g
Saturated Fat 4.3 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.5 g
Cholesterol 433 mg
Sodium 173 mg
Potassium 1905 mg
Total Carbohydrate 33 g
Dietary Fiber 11.5 g
Sugars 5.0 g
Protein 18.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 1.1
Vegetables 4.9

Energy sources


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