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Dating an Israeli I have really expanded my taste buds and become obsessed with the Mediterranean. I loveee shakshuka and he makes this dish for me quite often. Great for any meal whether breakfast or lunch or dinner, even a simple snack. Hope you enjoy!


Prep 15m Cook 25m




  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 large onion, halved and thinly sliced

  • 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced

  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika

  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne, or to taste

  • 1 (28-ounce) can whole plumtomatoes with juices, coarsely chopped

  • ¾ teaspoon salt, more as needed

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper, more as needed

  • 5 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (about 1 1/4 cups)

  • 6 large eggs

  •  Chopped cilantro, for serving

  •  Hot sauce, for serving




Heat oven to 375 degrees.


Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add onion and bell pepper. Cook gently until very soft, about 20 minutes. Add garlic and cook until tender, 1 to 2 minutes; stir in cumin, paprika and cayenne, and cook 1 minute. Pour in tomatoes and season with 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; simmer until tomatoes have thickened, about 10 minutes. Stir in crumbled feta.


Gently crack eggs into skillet over tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer skillet to oven and bake until eggs are just set, 7 to 10 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve with hot sauce.



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