Shakshuka with Rose Harissa

Allison Johnston | 12 April, 2019

            Shakshuka with Rose Harissa

This is a great brunch meal or a delicious light supper.


2 Tbsp Olive Oil

1 red onion, chopped

1 ancho chili , reconstitutedand chopped

1 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced

3 garlic cloves, minced

1/2 tsp sugar

1 tsp  paprika

2 Tbsp rose harissa

1 Tbsp tomato paste

1 large can of crushed tomatoes

5 eggs

salt & pepper to taste

optional garnish - cilantro & feta


Heat olive oil in a cast iron pan, and add the onion, red pepper, ancho and cook for 5 minutes. Add the paprika, rose harissa, sugar, tomato paste, and stir to combine. Add tomatoes and season with salt & pepper. Reduced heat and simmer for around 10 minutes.

Create 5 little nests in the mixture and crack and egg in each one. Cover and simmer until egg whites set  -10 minutes. Add optional garnishes and serve with grilled flat bread or baguette.