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Stuck for a quick, easy and healthy breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner? Well, look no further!

Shakshuka is a middle eastern staple of eggs poached in a spiced tomato sauce, there are loads of variations in the recipe, I'm sure you'll love this one which packs in 4 of your 5-a-day!

Ingredients 

Serves 1

  • 1 tsp oil
  • Half a white onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • Half can tinned tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp caster sugar (optional) 
  • 2 eggs
  • Seasoning to taste
  • Toasted pitta bread and fresh coriander, to serve

Make it

Heat oil in a frying pan on a low/medium heat, fry the onion for about 5 minutes until soft, stirring regularly. Add the garlic and pepper and cook for another minute or so. Add the spices and cook off for about a minute then add the chopped tomatoes. Leave to reduce for 5-10 minutes, taste and adjust spices, seasoning and sugar to personal preference. Then crack in the eggs. 

Cover the frying pan with a saucepan lid this will poach/steam the eggs which should take around 5 minutes for a nice runny yolk but cook for longer depending how you like your eggs cooked. Toast your pittas whilst you wait.

Sprinkle with coriander and a dollop natural yogurt if you like and enjoy!

Nutrition: 301 calories, 17.1g protein, 23g carbohydrate, 15.5g fat (3.1g saturated)

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