Skillet Suppers: Shakshuka


[Photographs: Yasmin Fahr]

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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.

One of the best parts is that you can make this dish your own by sprinkling a heavy dose of crumbled feta on top, adding sliced bell peppers to the mix, a tablespoon of paprika instead of chile flakes, threads of saffron, or a combination of parsley and cilantro to finish it off. Many tasty options.

While I only used five eggs, you can definitely add more as long as there is room. Covering the egg whites with the tomato sauce is something that I like to do so that they cook a little more under the heat of the sauce and then it's like a little surprise digging up the whites beneath the gooeyness of the yolks and sauce.

About the Author: Yasmin Fahr is a food lover, writer, and cook. Follow her @yasminfahr for more updates on her eating adventures and discoveries, which will most likely include tomatoes. And probably feta. Happy eating!

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