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shakshuka

Shakshuka

Published: October 25, 2021 at 5:00 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

A classic brunch dish, shakshuka is vegetarian and quick and easy to make - spices, peppers, tomatoes and eggs bubbled up in a pan - what's not to like?

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal372
fat23.5g
saturates4.8g
carbs19.6g
fibre4.4g
protein18.2g
salt0.6g
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Make this comforting shakshuka, then also check out our spring greens shakshuka, eggs Benedict, chorizo brunch eggs and more of the best breakfast ideas with eggs.

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • olive oil
  • 2 from a jar roasted red peppers, sliced
  • 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp mild chilli powder
  • 400g tin plum tomatoes
  • a pinch sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • a handful flat-leaf parsley, chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat a large frying pan with a lid. Cook the onion and garlic in 2 tbsp olive oil until soft, then stir in the peppers, spices, tomatoes and sugar and simmer for 10 minutes. Make 4 dips in the mixture with the back of a spoon and crack an egg into each.

  • STEP 2

    Put the lid on and cook gently until the whites are set and the yolks cooked how you like them. Scatter with parsley and serve with bread or toast.

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