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Microwave Shakshuka

October 22, 2021

by Sammi Lowe
Microwave Shakshuka

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 5 Minutes

Total Time: 10 Minutes

Author: Erika Duboff

Skill Level: Easy

Keyword: Spiced, Tomato, Egg

Cuisine: African


  • 1/2 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup chickpeas
  • 1 Tbsp chopped onion
  • 1 Tbsp chopped bell pepper
  • 1/2 Tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1/2 Tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 1/8 tsp cumin
  • 1 egg
  • Pinch of salt
  • Lemon to taste

Shakshuka is a hearty and delicious North African dish. It consists of eggs topped in a deliciously spiced onion-tomato base. We love how easy it is to make with simple ingredients – and ready in the microwave in just a few minutes.

  1. 1. In a microwave safe bowl, mix crushed tomatoes, chickpeas, onion, bell pepper, cumin, cilantro, parsley and salt.
  2. 2. Gently crack an egg in the middle.
  3. 3. Cover with plastic wrap.
  4. 4. Microwave for 2-4 minutes, or until the egg is cooked to your liking.
  5. 5. Sprinkle with extra parsley and squeeze lemon juice.
  6. 6. Enjoy with toast or on its own.


Note: If using salsa, you can skip the extra onion, bell pepper, cilantro and parsley.