This is a popular North-African/Middle eastern dish where eggs are baked in a spicy sauce with tomatoes, peppers and onions and served with a slice of bread to mop up all the tasty sauce. This hip dish is so versatile that it’s great at breakfast (as done in Israel), brunch, lunch and dinner (as is done in diners up the east coast of the U.S). This “Ottolenghi-style” dish is taking the foodie world by storm and we think it’s here to stay.

Cook our delicious Shakshouka in just Minutes

We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Shakshouka. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Cumin & Caraway Mix pot, a Shakshouka Spices pot and a Spicy Tomato Paste pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Shakshouka in just 30 minutes.

How Our Recipes Kits Work

We provide flavour ingredients:

  • Cumin & Caraway Mix
  • Shakshouka Spices
  • Spicy Tomato Paste

Your shopping list:

ripe tomatoes
peppers (1 red, 1 yellow)
small baguette
of Parsley(optional)
feta cheese for garnish(optional)

Our 30 minute recipe

  • 1.

    Toast the whole spices

    Heat a lidded frying pan over a medium heat (with no oil) and tip in the CUMIN & CARAWAY MIX and toast for 30-40 secs, or until the seeds become fragrant. 

    Add 1 tbsp of oil and the onion and peppers and fry over a medium heat for 10 mins, stirring occasionally until they soften and colour slightly.

  • 2.

    Make the sauce

    Add the SHAKSHOUKA SPICES with a splash of water and mix well. 

    Add the tomatoes, most of the parsley (if using), the SPICY TOMATO PASTE and 100ml water. Stir well, bring it to a gentle boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer, cover, and cook for 5-6 mins.

  • 3.

    Bake the eggs

    The Shakshouka should now be roughly the consistency of a chunky pasta sauce. Use your spatula to make 4 shallow wells in the sauce and crack an egg into each space.  (It's okay if the egg whites spread out around the sauce. It's good as it'll help the whites to cook faster.) 

    Cover the pan with a lid and cook for 5 mins over a medium-low heat, or until the egg whites are just cooked and the yolks are still soft. 

  • 4.


    To serve, spoon 2 eggs along with some peppers and sauce onto plates and top with parsley leaves and a handful of crumbled feta cheese (if having). Serve with bread to mop up all the sauce.


Shakshouka Reviews

BASED ON 1140 reviews

Alison - Dec 11, 2018

This is really delicious. I used tinned chopped tomatoes and only put two eggs in and ate it all for lunch!

Fiona - Dec 10, 2018

The first disappointing kit we’ve had from simply cook. Nothing fundamentally wrong with it just rather bland and needed bread to make it into a meal.

Katherine - Dec 10, 2018

Really enjoyed this unusual meal

Janet - Dec 09, 2018

Sauce too runny and taste a bit bland

Janet - Dec 09, 2018

Sauce too runny and taste a bit bland

Dawn - Dec 09, 2018

One of our faves DELICIOUS

Darren - Dec 06, 2018

Probably the worst meal I’ve had from simply cook. Loved all the others

Amanda - Dec 06, 2018

Would have again at tea time but not for brunch.

Sheila - Nov 30, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed this tasty dish

Jasmine - Nov 29, 2018

Loved it and would do it again. Tip - use tinned tomatoes rather than fresh and omit the water

John - Nov 28, 2018

Had lots of flavour but not my sort of thing.

Carole - Nov 27, 2018

Didn't really enjoy it

Laura - Nov 27, 2018

A really tasty meal, loved by me, the husband & our 8 yr old daughter. We added pasta (rigatoni FYI) & a baguette to bulk it up a bit. The fried egg was a lovely addition.

Maria - Nov 25, 2018

Absolutely delicious dish that I'll come back over and over again. I cooked the peppers, onion and tomatoes for a bit longer so the flavours really developed, added some liquid smoke and used duck eggs for extra richness. Would be great cooked in clay.

Barbara - Nov 24, 2018

Pleasantly surprised with this one - very tasty and simple to make. Not a very big serving, so needs something (bread/pasta) to go with it - but maybe we are just greedy.

Paul - Nov 20, 2018

Used some smoked bacon in the recipe was lovely

Abi - Nov 19, 2018

Really enjoyed this, super tasty, easy to make and only uses one pan!

Kelly - Nov 19, 2018

Perfect for brunch, very tasty

Dawn - Nov 18, 2018


Sarah - Nov 17, 2018

Have this again!

Susan - Nov 14, 2018

Absolutly loved it . Had it for brunch. Ordering it again .

Rose - Nov 14, 2018

The dish looks so yummy but did not like these spices. I will try without next time as I’m sure it’s delicious.

Kim - Nov 13, 2018

Enjoyed this one. The eggs were great and adding the feta cheese was nice too.

Gareth - Nov 13, 2018

Not a huge fan I’m afraid !! Lacked any depth of flavour

Leah - Nov 11, 2018

Hated it

Sarah - Nov 08, 2018

Too sweet

Shian - Nov 06, 2018

Very good, enjoyed.

Sally - Nov 06, 2018

I think it need a bit of spice, so adding a chilli would have made it better

Elizabeth - Nov 05, 2018

Very tasty meal.

Gary - Nov 04, 2018

Sauce was to watery so had to cook it down. Eggs cooked as suggested but too hard

Martin - Nov 04, 2018

You could add more veg and tofu

April - Nov 03, 2018

Surprisingly yummy, so easy to cook

Linda - Nov 03, 2018

Was ok

Shian - Nov 03, 2018

Tasty, thank you.

Kelly - Nov 02, 2018

Great for a light lunch

Douglas - Nov 02, 2018

I added some garlic, smoked paprika and chillies, was lovely.

Graham - Nov 01, 2018


Joanne - Oct 30, 2018


Rachel - Oct 29, 2018

Too salty even without adding salt to the eggs when the recipe said to.

Valerie - Oct 25, 2018

Other dishes are more interesting.

Valerie - Oct 25, 2018

Other dishes are more interesting.

Deana - Oct 25, 2018

This is delicious,dimple to cook ,tastyand filling

Alice-Claire - Oct 23, 2018

Had to add a tin of chopped tomatoes to get the right consistency tasted lovely in the end though!

Katy - Oct 22, 2018

We love this. Mmm mmm mmm

Katherine - Oct 22, 2018

Nice brunch

Lucy - Oct 20, 2018

Took advice of others & had this without eggs & replaced with pasta. Delish!

Kirsty - Oct 18, 2018

The taste was nice although I followed the recipe step by step and ended up burning my onions Thai way!? Also I couldn’t eat it on its own, wasn’t filling enough.

Helen - Oct 17, 2018

Not nice

Laura - Oct 16, 2018

Husband didn’t like the way the eggs were cooked.

Dima - Oct 16, 2018

It was nice but I wouldn’t recommend eggs in it it’s nice over some pasta


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