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 3/4 can(s) (16 oz) Diced tomatoes, canned
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
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 pinch Salt and pepper (to taste)
1 dash Cayenne pepper (to taste)
6 large Egg


1. In a deep frypan, sauté the diced onions and garlic in oil for about 5-7 minutes.

2. Add in diced tomatoes and bell peppers for an additional 5 minutes.

3. Add tomato paste, chili flakes, cumin, paprika, and cayenne and stir until thickened. Add salt and pepper to taste.

4. Once sufficiently thick, crack in the eggs one by one, making sure to space them out evenly. Cover the pan and allow the mixture to simmer and condense for 8-12 minutes, depending on how cooked you prefer your eggs.

Option to served with traditional challah bread.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 277
Calories from fat 152
Calories from saturated fat 38
Total Fat 16.9 g
Saturated Fat 4.2 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.4 g
Cholesterol 433 mg
Sodium 542 mg
Potassium 976 mg
Total Carbohydrate 17.9 g
Dietary Fiber 7.3 g
Sugars 5.0 g
Protein 16.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 1.1
Vegetables 3.1

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