shakshuka recipe

Shakshuka Recipe

By: Carly Chagas
August 25, 2018

Shakshuka is a healthy tomato-based dish that is traditionally cooked and served in a cast iron skillet. This hearty dish is best known to be served for brunch and served with crusty bread, challah or pita.

We love shakshukas and wanted to give a twist to a traditional recipe using our Tomato Basil Soup. Our Tomato Basil soup is made with fresh, local tomatoes grown in Essex Country, Ontario, other known as the Sun Parlour of Canada. The flavours from the local tomatoes makes this dish not only full of local food ingredients, but delicious!

Shakshuka Recipe with Tomato Basil Soup

  • 1 package of our Tomato Basil Soup
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp of each spice: cumin, chili powder and smoked paprika
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Fresh parsley chopped for garnish
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Heat up your cast iron skillet to a medium heat and add your oil. Add in your vegetables (onions, peppers, tomatoes) and sauté for 5-10 minutes. Add in your garlic, tomato paste and spices and continue to sauté on low for another 5 minutes.

Add in your package of Tomato Basil Soup and simmer on medium-low for 10 minutes. Once your tomato sauce has thickened up a bit, it’s time to add the eggs! Make small “wells” in the tomato sauce for the 6 eggs and gently add them in.

Cover your skillet and simmer until the egg whites are set. You can cook for longer if you prefer your eggs to be less runny. Once the eggs are cooked, garnish with chopped fresh parsley.

Serve with crusty bread or pita and enjoy!

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