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Shakshuka (Eggs and White Beans in Tomato Sauce)

Originating in North Africa, Shakshuka (or Eggs & White Beans in Tomato Sauce) is now enjoyed by many cultures throughout Africa and the Middle East. Although traditionally enjoyed for breakfast, this 20 minute meal is also great for a quick and easy supper!

Shakshuka (Eggs & White Beans in Tomato Sauce)

Adapted from Budget Bytes



  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 yellow onion, diced

  • 1 (28 oz.) can crushed tomatoes with juice

  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika

  • 1 tsp. ground cumin

  • ½ tsp. dried oregano

  • ¼ tsp. salt

  • tsp. black pepper

  • tsp. red pepper flakes

  • 1 (15 oz.) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed

  • 5 large eggs

  • Fresh parsley, chopped

  • ¼ cup crumbled feta, optional



  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and onions and cook until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.

  2. Add canned tomatoes with juice. Stir in paprika, cumin, oregano, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Simmer for 5-7 minutes or until sauce thickens slightly.

  3. Add cannellini beans to skillet and simmer for 2-3 minutes or until beans are hot.

  4. Crack five eggs into the skillet. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until eggs are cooked to preference. Top skillet with parsley and feta. Serve warm.


Yield: 5 servings


*Per Serving: Calories 270, Total Fat 13g (Saturated 3.5g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 195mg, Sodium 580mg, Total Carbohydrate28 g (Dietary Fiber 7g), Protein 15g, Vitamin D 6%, Calcium 15%, Iron 30%, Potassium 15%


*Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.


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