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Course: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Arabic, Israeli, Middle Eastern
Keyword: Breakfast recipes, Gourmet budget recipes, Shakshouka


  • Deep frying pan


  • 3 tbsp olive oil (9p)
  • 1 brown onion, chopped (21p)
  • 1 red pepper, chopped (31p)
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped (5p)
  • 1 x 400 g tin of tomatoes, chopped (28p)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • a pinch of cumin (5p)
  • a pinch of sweet smoked paprika (5p)
  • 4 eggs (56p)
  • 1 tiger loaf (75p), cut into thick slices


  • Heat up the oil, then soften the onions until golden, adding the red pepper at the same time.
  • Add the garlic, tomatoes, salt, cumin and paprika. Half-fill the tomato tin with water and add. Simmer for around 20 minutes.
  • Crack the eggs into the sauce, put the lid on and poach for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Eat hot with the crusty bread.