Recipes for Breakfast

Heavenly Shakshuka

Easy Shakshuka (Eggs in Hell)

Shakshuka is a traditional Middle Eastern dish of eggs poached in a spicy tomato sauce. This easy version of the classic dish is a great way to enjoy a delicious breakfast or brunch. It’s also a great way to use up any leftover vegetables you have in the fridge.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the bell pepper, cumin, paprika, chili powder, and black pepper and cook for another 5 minutes.
  3. Add the diced tomatoes and water and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Crack the eggs into the skillet and cover. Cook until the eggs are cooked to your desired doneness, about 5 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with feta cheese and parsley and serve.

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 250
  • Total Fat: 14g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 186mg
  • Sodium: 545mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 14g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Sugars: 7g
  • Protein: 14g