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SHAKSHUKA >> an easy & flavourful breakfast

Nov 02, 2020

Shakshuka is a classic Middle Eastern dish traditionally made using tomatoes, onions and spices as a base and gently poached eggs on top!

This Middle Eastern classic is perfect for a weekend breakfast when you have a bit more time to prepare and savour the dish. That being said, shakshuka is still fairly simply to make, can be whipped up in under 20 minutes, and can be enjoyed any time of day!



Nutrition Facts do not include the optional feta and side of whole grain pita.


  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 796 mL (28oz) canned whole tomatoes
  • 4 eggs
  • Optional: feta and fresh cilantro or parsley to garnish + whole grain pita for dipping.


  1. Heat the oil in a medium sauce-pan and then add the garlic, onions, peppers, salt, and spices. Prevent burning and deglaze the pan by adding splashes of water as needed.
  2. Pour the can of tomatoes and juice into the pan and break down the tomatoes using a large spoon.
  3. Use your large spoon to make small wells in the sauce and crack the eggs into each well. Cover the pan and cook for 5-8 minutes, or until the eggs are done to your liking.
  4. Garnish with chopped cilantro or parsley and feta. Serve with toasted pita!


If you follow the F4 Formula we use in our group programs and 1:1 coaching, this recipe makes for a perfectly balanced meal when served with whole grain pita

  • PROTEIN: eggs
  • FIBRE-FILLED CARB: from the whole grain pita
  • FAT: feta and egg yolks
  • VOLUME: canned tomatoes, onions, and peppers
  • FREEBIES: garlic, parsley, and cilantro

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