One Pot Shakshouka

Today we have the recipe for you, which was one of the hidden gems and started to gain recognition in recent years. Shakshuka is one of the most trending dishes on a lot of social media platforms. So let's grab our frypans and make the recipe for a one pot shakshuka, ready in less than half an hour.


What is Shakshuka ?

The Maghrebi delicacy shakshuka consists of poached eggs in a tomato, olive oil, pepper, onion, and garlic sauce that is frequently flavoured with cumin, paprika, and cayenne pepper. The origin of shakshuka was Ottoman North Africa in the middle of the 16th century, just after the arrival of tomatoes. Shakshouka can be prepared in a variety of ways, including with yoghurt, fresh herbs, roasted whole spices, and minced lamb. Ground coriander, caraway, paprika, cumin, and cayenne pepper are a few examples of spices. The recipe can also include potatoes, broad beans, artichoke hearts, or courgettes.


Quick and Easy Shakshuka

SHakshuka is not only a recipe that tastes delicious, but we also teach you a way to simply make it in one pot, in less than half an hour, using your basic ingredients. You'll only have to saute vegetables by making a sauce and crack open a few eggs, that's it, your shakshuka is ready.


How to make One pot Shakshuka 

  1. Melt some butter in a circulon infinite pan, add chopped onions, garlic cloves and tomatoes to the pan. Saute everything and add tomato puree to it. Add chopped capsicum and mix it as well.  

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2. Deglaze the pan with water and season it with salt and pepper. Flavour the dish with some cumin powder, paprika powder and peri peri powder and sweeten it with some honey.  

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3. Make shallow depressions in between the thick sauce in the pan. Add 3 cracked eggs into the sauce, cover and cook them for 4 minutes.  

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4. Add some grated cheese and fresh coriander, cover for another 2 minutes. Once fully cooked, enjoy hot with some crispy bread toast.

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Expert Tips

  1. Sweat the onions perfectly before adding the chopped tomatoes.
  2. You can replace the green bell pepper with red or yellow for better colour.
  3. Do not overcook the eggs or the yolk won't be runny.

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