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Shakshuka Easy Recipe

Quick and Easy Recipe for Shakshuka

  • Author: Cook Homey
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 5 servings 1x
  • Diet: Low Calorie


Shakshuka is a great weekend breakfast idea. Lovely eggs poached in tomato sauce with spices and fresh herbs. Try this easy recipe for delicious shakshuka.


  • 46 eggs
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • 2 fresh tomatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 chili pepper
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • Bunch of fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet or Dutch oven and add chopped onion. Then add garlic and diced red bell pepper and let it cook for about 8 minutes.
  2. Pour in the can of peeled or chopped tomatoes together with some fresh tomatoes. Add ground cumin, chili powder, and sugar. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add balsamic vinegar and mix well. Make four to six small wells in the sauce (depending on how much space you have in the pan and how big your eggs are). Crack the egg into each well.
  4. Cover the pan and cook for about 8 minutes, or until the eggs are done to your liking.
  5. Taste for seasoning. Turn the heat off, add freshly chopped parsley and serve with fresh crispy bread.


Adjust the spiciness to your liking.

Don’t forget to enjoy your shakshuka with nice crusty bread.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Poaching
  • Cuisine: Maghrebi


  • Serving Size: 5 servings , Amount per serving:
  • Calories: 158
  • Sugar: 6.1g
  • Sodium: 196mg
  • Fat: 10.4g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.5g
  • Fiber: 2.7g
  • Protein: 7.2g
  • Cholesterol: 164mg

Keywords: easy shakshuka, eggs poached in tomato sauce

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