This recipe is essentially a twist on shakshuka, a perfect brunch/dinner/any-time-of-day dish that involves poaching eggs in a spiced tomato sauce, typically filled with an assortment of peppers. I decided to bulk it up by adding lentils to make a heartier, stew-like consistency and swirl in kale at the end of the cooking process for added greens. I finish the eggs under the broiler so they set quickly, crisping up the kale in the process.
'shakshuka' on Serious Eats
This hearty North African dish is essentially the perfect brunch meal. Think crusty bread, or warm pitas, scooping up runny yolks mingling with a spicy tomato sauce. Throw some feta on top and it's basically my perfect meal, anytime of day.
A tasty brunch (or dinner) dish that combines spicy tomato sauce and eggs.
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