Title: Shakshuka
Broadcast: Episode 8, 26th August, 2018
Presenter: Theo Kalogeracos


  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion thinly sliced
  • 1 red capsicum thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/8 of a teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  • 2 cans of diced tomatoes
  • ¾ teaspoon of salt
  • ¼ teaspoon of black pepper
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup of fetta
  • ½ cup chopped parsley
  • 1 loaf of crusty bread


  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan over a medium heat
  • Add the onion and red capsicum and cook until they have softened - about 10 minutes
  • Add the garlic and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  • Add the cumin, paprika and cayenne pepper, stirring and cooking for a further 1 minute.
  • At this point, add the tomatoes, salt and pepper and simmer until the tomatoes have thickened - approximately 10 minutes.
  • Make 4 indents in the sauce and crack an egg in each one.
  • Place the lid on and cook till the eggs are to your liking (for Theo this is about 5 minutes)
  • Take the pan off the heat, crumble the feta on top and sprinkle the chopped parsley.

Use the crusty bread as a spoon and allow it to absorb the delicious sauce and flavours, enjoy yourself!

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