New year, new flavors in my kitchen. Today I am sharing a fantastic and very tasty dish, Shakshuka recipe.
Last October I was invited to New York city as one of the BHG Stylemakers of 2016. What an honor! I was so excited and enjoyed every bit of the three-day event in New york City. Our days were filled with so much inspiration. Padma Lakshmi was the closing speaker of the event and I listened to her beautiful story that truly inspired me.
I love to cook.
And I love to eat.
I love flavors…, and I am so lucky (genetically) that I can eat anything and everything I want without gaining weight.
I love to use spices when I cook and I do use them on a daily basis but, my spice collection was pretty much reduced to 5-6 things.
Salt, pepper, basil, parsley, chicken seasoning and garlic powder.
These are the spices I use literally every day, however, cumin, coriander, turmeric…I pull them out only once in a blue moon. To tell you the truth, I didn’t even have these spices in my drawer.
Reading Padma’s book on the way home totally made me stop at the store and buy these spices.
The first dish I made using these spices was the SHAKSHUKA. An amazing one skillet dish.
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Very tasteful and the dish can be done in 30-40 minutes.
Are you ready to try new spices?
Grab this easy shakshuka recipe!
- 2 tbsp. olive oil
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1 large, red sweet pepper
- 1 jalapeno chile pepper, stemmed, seeded and chopped
- 3-4 garlic cloves
- 1 tsp. ground cumin
- 1 tsp. paprika
- 1 tsp. turmeric
- 28 oz can tomatoes
- 6 eggs
- turkey bacon chips
- fresh parsley
- feta cheese crumbled
- bacon to top the dish
- In a large skillet heat olive oil. Add onion, sweet pepper, jalapeno, garlic, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.
- Cook and stir for 8-10 minutes.
- Stir in undrained tomatoes.
- Bring to boil, then reduce heat. Simmer and cover for about 10 minutes.
- Crack eggs, one at the time into a small dish and carefully pour into sauce.
- Cook until desired.
- Sprinkle the top of your dish with feta and bacon chips.
This dish is simply amazing. I’ve made it many times since my first try and ever time I make it it’s a huge success in the house.
I hope you will incorporate different spices into your daily cooking routine, just like I did.:-)
If you like easy and simple recipes be sure to check out these 15 minutes easy dinner recipes as well!
Thanks for stopping by!
Have a great rest of your week!