Tomato Shakshuka

This delicious tomato Shakshuka recipe is perfect for weekend brunch and is perfectly portioned for one or two people.

It takes just ten minutes to prep before going in the oven, meaning you can quickly prep the dish then get ready for the day ahead before sitting down to eat.

Serves: 2   Prep time: 10 minutes  Cooking time: 30 minutes

You’ll need: 

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped (or two if you like chilli heat)
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • 1 large beef tomato (approx. 300g) chopped
  • A handful of Piccolo tomatoes
  • 1 tsp red wine vinegar
  • Salt & pepper
  • A pinch of sugar
  • 2 free-range eggs
  • 1 tbsp breadcrumbs

Fresh coriander to serve 


  1. Heat the oven to 190°C.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in an ovenproof frying pan and fry a chopped onion until softened.
  3. Add the chillies and garlic clove and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add the chopped tomatoes and Piccolo tomatoes, then cook for 15-20 minutes.  Add the red wine vinegar, salt, pepper and a pinch of sugar.
  5. Make 2 wells, crack in 2 free-range eggs, sprinkle over the breadcrumbs and bake for 6-8 minutes to cook the eggs.
  6. Scatter with a few fresh coriander leaves and serve.
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