Middle Eastern Shakshouka
This tasty Middle Eastern skillet egg dish is made with tomatoes and spiced with cumin, coriander, and chili powder.
- 3 Tbsp (45 mL) olive oil
- 3 clove garlic, minced
- 1 tsp each ground cumin and chilli powder
- ½ tsp (2 mL) each salt and ground coriander
- ¼ tsp (1 mL) cayenne pepper
- ¼ cup (60 mL) tomato paste
- 5 cups (1.25 L) chopped canned plum tomatoes
- 8 eggs
- ½ cup (15 mL) feta cheese, finely crumbled
- 2 Tbsp (30 mL) fresh parsley, finely chopped
- ½ cup (125 mL) Greek yogurt
- 4 Greek-style pita breads (7-inch/18 cm), warmed
- measuring cups and spoons
- cutting board and knife
- large, ovenproof skillet
- wooden spoon
- Preheat oven to 400° F (200° C).
- Heat oil in large ovenproof skillet set over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, cumin, chili powder, salt, coriander and cayenne for about 5 minutes or until vegetables start to soften.
- Stir in tomato paste; cook for 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes and bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or until sauce has thickened.
- Make 8 divots in the sauce with back of spoon; crack egg into each divot and sprinkle with feta cheese. Transfer pan to oven; cook for 5 to 8 minutes or until eggs are cooked to desired doneness.
- Garnish with parsley; serve with dollop of yogurt and pita breads.
Wrap pita breads in foil and warm in oven alongside Shakshouka.