Shakshuka

By BLB
November 17, 2010


Author Notes: This is a middle eastern/Israeli food that is perfect for any meal of the day. Its healthy and flavorful and exciting all at the same time. EnjoyBLB

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 onions
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 red peppers
  • 1 large can tomatoes
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon harissa
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Cut the onion in half lengthwise and then lay flat and cut into thin 1/2 rings. mince the garlic and slice the red pepper into thin strips. Saute all of the above in a hot pan in the olive oil adding salt and pepper to taste. You can also add some dried red pepper or harissa at this point if you like spicy food. When the vegetables are soft add in the canned tomatoes and their juices, crushing the whole tomatoes with your hands as they go in. Let the mixture stew for 1/2 hour or so til it comes together and tastes delicious. Then break each egg gently setting it whole on top of the tomato base . Now cover and let the eggs cook to your desired doneness. This can be served right out of the pot for a homey supper and served with warm pita bread and salad.

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