Shakshuka With Chorizo Or Merguez Sausage Recipe

Shakshuka with Chorizo or Merguez Sausage is a flavorful and hearty North African dish that is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dinner. It consists of eggs poached in a rich and spicy tomato sauce, flavored with aromatic spices such as cumin, paprika, and cayenne pepper. The addition of chorizo or merguez sausage adds a smoky and savory element to the dish. Serve the shakshuka with crusty bread or pita for dipping and enjoy the combination of runny eggs and flavorful sauce.

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45minstotal
15minsPrep
30minsCook
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15m.Prep
30m.Cook
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Ingredients for Shakshuka With Chorizo Or Merguez Sausage Recipe

  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Onion, Chopped
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Paprika
  • 0.06 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/4 can Diced Tomatoes
  • 1/2 tablespoon Tomato Paste
  • 1 ounce Chorizo Or Merguez Sausage, Sliced
  • 1.25 S
  • as needed Chopped Fresh Cilantro Or Parsley For Garnish
  • as needed Crusty Bread Or Pita For Serving

Directions: Shakshuka With Chorizo Or Merguez Sausage Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat olive oil in a large skillet or cast iron pan over medium heat.
  • STEP 2.Add chopped onion and cook until softened and translucent.
  • STEP 3.Add minced garlic, cumin, paprika, and cayenne pepper. Cook for another minute.
  • STEP 4.Add diced tomatoes, tomato paste, and chorizo or merguez sausage. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  • STEP 5.Make wells in the sauce and crack eggs into each well. Cover and cook until the eggs are done to your liking.
  • STEP 6.Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro or parsley and serve with crusty bread or pita.

Cooking Tips

  • You can adjust the spiciness of the dish by adding more or less cayenne pepper.
  • If you prefer a milder flavor, you can substitute the chorizo or merguez sausage with regular breakfast sausage.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables such as bell peppers or spinach to the sauce for extra flavor and nutrition.

Storage and Serving

  • Shakshuka is best served immediately while the eggs are still runny.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat in a skillet or microwave until heated through, and serve with fresh bread or pita.
Nutrition
value
504
calories per serving
29 g Fat23 g Protein35 g Carbs31 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    29g
  • Protein
    23g
  • Carbs
    35g
  • Fiber
    31g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    35g
  • Protein
    23g
  • Fiber
    31g

Fats

  • Fat
    29g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    176mg
  • Iron
    8mg
  • Vitamin A
    3395mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    7mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    127mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    68mg
  • Vitamin E
    5mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    246mg
  • Manganese
    4mg
  • Phosphorus
    387mg
  • Selenium
    41mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp