Huevos Shakshuka

Huevos Shakshuka

A marriage of spicy Mexican Huevos Rancheros and Middle Eastern Shakshuka. Never heard of either? Just think “spicy tomato sauce with eggs cooked in 20 minutes on a lazy weeknight”. Lets cook.

Huevos Shakshuka
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Huevos Shakshuka

Mexican meets Mediterranean
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Jim


  • 28 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 12 ounces black beans (thats a can)
  • 4 eggs
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese


  • Dice onion and bell pepper; add to dutch oven with a touch of saute oil and a pinch of salt. Sweat for 3-4 minutes. As it sweats, mince jalapeno and garlic. Add to dutch oven along with cumin/chili powder/oregano, cook for another minute.
  • Add drained beans and tomatoes to the dutch oven. Adjust heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • As sauce cooks, prepare eggs to your liking. If you want to poach in the sauce (and you do!) use your large spoon to make small wells in the sauce and crack the eggs into each well. Cover the pan and cook for 5-8 minutes, or until the eggs are done to your liking.
  • Once sauce is finished and eggs are cooked, top with cheese and serve along with warmed tortillas.


Serving: 4People | Calories: 420kcal

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