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Shakshuka Recipe

Shakshuka is an easy and healthy to cook breakfast served with simple eggs poached over the spicy tomato stew. This dish can be cooked in different ways and seasoned with whatever you have at hand spices, greenies, or fresh herbs. 

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Oriental
Keyword: Shakshuka, Shakshuka baked in the oven, Shakshuka recipe, Spicy Shakshuka
Servings: 4
Calories: 79kcal
Author: Cookie


  • Large cutting board
  • spatula
  • frying pan


  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 canned tomato
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper

Garnish Shakshuka

  • spring onions


  • Chop one onion and two garlic cloves and fry them in the pre-heat iron skillet until smooth.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of each spice: cumin, paprika, and oregano.  
  • Chop one chilly pepper and add it to the sautéed vegetables.
  • Chop tomatoes (one canned of 750gr) in small pieces and add them to the cooked onion and garlic.
  • Shimmer all vegetables until the extra juice is evaporated and the tomato stew is thickened.   
  • Crack 4 eggs over the tomato stew, and season with salt and fresh ground black pepper. Cover the skillet and leave it to cook for about 3-5 minutes.  
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro and spring onions before serving for a nice look. 


Calories: 79kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 646mg | Potassium: 119mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 425IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg