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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 and White Beans in Tomato Sauce)
  • Ingredients
    • 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
    • ⅛ tsp. black pepper
    • ⅛ tsp. red pepper flakes
    • 1 (15 oz.) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
    • 5 large eggs
    • Fresh parsley, chopped
    • ¼ cup crumbled feta

    1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and onions and cook until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes. 1. 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. 1. Add cannellini beans to skillet and simmer for 2-3 minutes or until beans are hot. 1. 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.


    For dairy free: Omit crumbled feta cheese.


    Calories 270, Total Fat 13g (Saturated 3.5g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 195mg, Sodium 580mg, Total Carbohydrate28 g (Dietary Fiber 7g, Total Sugars 10g, Includes 0g Added Sugars), 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.

    Serves: 5 servings

    Vegetarian Skillet Meal Main Dish Gluten Free Dairy Free Breakfast/brunch African 20 Minute Meal