Shakshuka Recipe

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.

  • 187
  • Total time 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy


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


  • 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.

Nutritional data

  • kcals 372
  • fat 23.5g
  • saturates 4.8g
  • carbs 19.6g
  • fibre 4.4g
  • protein 18.2g
  • salt 0.6g

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