Shakshuka

Shakshuka

11 July 2018

Shakshuka is a popular middle Eastern dish and is quick and easy to make. Try our full of flavour recipe.
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Serves

4

Preperation Time

10 minutes

Cooking Time

25 minutes

Ingredients

800g ripe diced tomatoes or tinned chopped tomatoes

1 packet of cooked Puy Lentils (250g)

1 medium white onion

peeled and diced

1 red pepper

seeds removed and chopped

2 garlic cloves

minced

1 tsp olive oil

2 tbsp tomato puree

2 tbsp sundried tomato puree

1 tsp chilli powder (mild)

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp smoked paprika

1tsp of cayenne pepper

2 tsp sugar

4 medium size eggs

Salt and pepper to season

Handful of fresh parsley

chopped.

Spring onion

garnish

Instructions

1Preheat the oven to 180C, gas mark 4

2Add olive oil to a large frying pan (suitable for oven use) and add the diced onion and cook for 2-3 minutes, until softened

3Add the diced red pepper and minced garlic and cook for a further 2-3 minutes

4Add the diced tomatoes or tinned tomatoes along with the tomato puree and sun dried tomato puree, bring to the boil

5Combine the spices along with the sugar and add to the pan, season with salt and pepper. Allow to cook on a medium heat for 8-10 minutes

6Add the cooked lentils to the mixture and simmer for a further 5 minutes

7Once the lentils have heated through, take the pan of the heat. With a spoon, make four wells in the mixture evenly spread. Place the cracked eggs into each of the wells, ensuring no spillage

8Place the pan into the preheated oven for between 5-7 minutes, or until the eggs are cooked

9Take out of the oven and garnish with parsley or spring onion.

Shakshuka is a popular middle Eastern dish and is quick and easy to make. Try our full of flavour recipe.