Shakshuka

Ingredients –

  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine
  • 1 large onion, chopped fine
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped fine
  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tsp ground cumin powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp parsley, finely chopped

Method

  1. Heat extra virgin olive oil in a pan and add in the chopped garlic
  2. Fry for 30 seconds in medium flame
  3. Add in the onions and green pepper
  4. Fry for a couple of minutes until the onions are soft
  5. Add the tomatoes
  6. Add the cumin powder, paprika and salt
  7. Let the sauce simmer for 5 minutes
  8. Make a small dent in the sauce for each egg
  9. Crack the eggs into the tomato mixture
  10. Cover and simmer for about 8 minutes or until the eggs are no longer translucent
  11. If you want the eggs runny, you can cook for shorter time
  12. Garnish with chopped parsley and remove from heat
  13. Serve with hot buttered toast

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