Shakshouka (also known as Shakshuka or Chakchouka) is a Tunisian dish of eggs in tomato sauce that's perfect for a weekend feast. It's a super easy-to-make, affordable dish for the whole family.
preparation: 10 minutes
making: 20 minutes
total: 30 minutes
servings: 2 portions
nutrition: 309 calories per serving
- 4 eggs
- 1 small onion
- 1 garlic clove
- 1 red bell pepper, 150g
- 1 small courgette, 100g
- 1 can of chopped tomatoes, 400g
- a handful of fresh coriander
- olive oil, for greasing
- salt, for taste
- black pepper, for taste
- ground coriander, for taste
- ground cumin, for taste
- ground paprika, for taste
- chilli powder, for taste
Consider serving with slices of sourdough bread or toast.
Wash and dice the onion, bell pepper, and courgette.
Peel and finely mince the garlic clove.
Finely chop the fresh coriander.
Heat a few tablespoons of olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat until it is shimmering.
Fry the chopped onion and garlic in a pan over medium heat until softened.
Add the courgette and pepper and fry until tender, stirring occasionally.
Taste and season with the spices.
Add the chopped tomatoes, bring to a boil, then reduce the heat slightly, cover, and simmer for 5 minutes.
Use a spoon to create 4 wells in the tomato sauce.
Crack an egg into each well.
Cover with a lid and cook for about 7 minutes, or until the eggs are cooked to your liking.
Season the eggs with salt as desired.
Sprinkle with chopped coriander and serve with a slice of bread or toast.