Recipe by angelo2

This recipe is my fathers version of shakshuka.It comes from Egypt where he was born but of Italian and french parents( undoubtedly their spin on it) I have always liked this dish and so do my children now.....''Dad, Dad make the shakshuka please".( when they visit me ).

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons of good quality olive oil
  • 2 cans of peeled tomatoes
  • cumin, to your taste
  • 1 dash balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper


  1. put olive oil in a large frying pan and heat on medium ( we are not frying the sauce).
  2. put in the 2 cans of tomato and sprinkle some cumin, salt and pepper to taste.
  3. a dash of balsamic vinegar.
  4. Now cook sauce on a gentle heat for about 15 minutes.
  5. Make a spot in the sauce by using a spoon to make a 'well' in it.
  6. put egg in said spot.
  7. cover and cook to your liking.

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