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Spring Green Shakshuka

Healthy(ish), tasty and simple to make is what you wanna read for a brekkie recipe!
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Australian, Irish, Middle Eastern
Keyword Breakfast, Eggs, Green Shakshuka, Shakshuka, Spring Green Shakshuka
Prep Time 6 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 299kcal
Author AnotherFoodBlogger

Ingredients

  • 200 g Clonakilty black pudding roughly chopped
  • 300 g spinach
  • 1 leek chopped
  • 400 g chickpeas
  • 150 g frozen peas
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 jalapenos diced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 knob butter
  • 1 handful parsley leaves
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 wedge lemon

Optional Garnishes

  • parsley
  • mint
  • dill
  • coriander
  • spring onion chopped
  • chili flakes

Instructions

  • Fry leeks & garlic with the oil and butter in a heavy based pan on medium heat for 2 minutes or until softened.
  • Add spinach and cook for a further 2 minutes, stirring until spinach has wilted.
  • Stir in peas, jalapenos, chickpeas, cumin and seasoning and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  • Add black pudding & parsley and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  • Make 4 holes in the shakshuka mix and crack an egg into each whole. Bake in the oven for 12 minutes or until eggs are cooked.
  • Sprinkle with garnish, squeeze of lemon and serve with toasted bread.

Notes

Essential Tools

  • wooden spoon
  • tongs
  • chopping board
  • chef knives
  • weighing scales
  • cast iron or heavy bottom pan

Tips/Tricks

  • you can cook the eggs in the pan on top of stove if you don’t have access to an oven. Just cover the pan with a lid and let them steam. This will take 3 – 4 minutes.
  • feta cheese is also a nice addition to sprinkle on top of shakshuka it will bring a nice creamy and salty flavour too.
  • if you want crispy black pudding on/in the shakshuka reserve 50g of black pudding and fry separately in a pan until crispy and sprinkle on top to finish.
  • the fresh herb garnish really lifts the dish so if possible add as much as possible

Nutrition

Calories: 299kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 112mg | Potassium: 867mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 8008IU | Vitamin C: 52mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 6mg