Shashuka is a traditional North African dish made from tomatoes, herbs, eggs and feta cheese. The fresh, natural ingredients not only improve your oral health, they are good for your entire body. Delicious and healthy!
Perfect for a late breakfast, lunch or even paleo dinner!
3 T butter or ghee
1 bell pepper, julienned
1 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced (or 1 T powdered)
½ t cumin
1 t paprika
½ t chili powder
1 can diced tomatoes
½ c black pitted olives, chopped
¾ t sea salt
½ t black pepper
1 c feta cheese, crumbled
Optional: fresh parsley or cilantro for garnish
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
In a large skillet, melt butter (or ghee) over medium heat.
Add bell pepper and onion and cook until tender (about 15 minutes).
Add garlic, cumin, paprika, chili powder and cayenne. Stir well to incorporate spices.
Now add tomatoes, olives, sea salt and pepper. Let cook about 10 minutes or until mixture has thickened, stirring occasionally.
Add crumbled feta and stir.
Next, carefully crack the eggs into the skillet over the sauce mixture. Sprinkle with sea salt and pepper.
Transfer the entire skillet to the oven and bake for about 20 minutes, or until eggs are cooked to the desired level.
Garnish with fresh parsley or cilantro.