Shakshuka is a popular Middle Eastern and North African dish that is a savory and hearty, consisting of poached eggs in a rich, spiced tomato and pepper sauce. The name "shakshuka" is thought to originate from either the Arabic word "shakshek" which means to shake, or the Hebrew word "leshakshek" which means to shake up.The main ingredients used in shakshuka include tomatoes, bell peppers, onions, and spices such as cumin, paprika, and cayenne pepper, which give the dish its characteristic flavor. The dish is typically cooked in a skillet or pan, where the vegetables and spices are simmered together to form a thick and flavorful sauce. Eggs are then gently cracked into the mixture and poached directly in the sauce until the whites are set but the yolks remain runny.Shakshuka is often served hot, straight from the pan, and is commonly accompanied by crusty bread or pita, which is used to soak up the flavorful tomato sauce and egg yolk. It is known for its versatility and can be modified with various ingredients, such as feta cheese, spinach, or different types of meat, to create unique variations of the dish.
This kit makes it easy to cook a traditional Shakshuka at home. We've included our favorite every day organic Moroccan olive oil, Villa Jerada's award winning Harissa, Shakshuka Spice Blend and the sweetest, most delicious canned Sardinian tomatoes you'll ever find.
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