Inspired by the traditional dish - Shakshuka - the variations of this easy Brunch recipe are endless.
This is the recipe for a delicious breakfast or lunch for those folks short on groceries and time. You know, like bartenders.
1 small can of diced tomatoes OR 1/2 can of tomato soup OR the bottom of your spaghetti sauce jar
fresh parsley OR a healthy sprinkling of dried herbs “Italian Seasonings”
cheese, if you got it. Feta, Cheddar, Parm. All awesome choices
toast or pita or tortilla
Here’s what you do. Get out a medium size saucepan or frying pan. Whatever. Throw in your tomatoes of choice. Heat on medium heat. Crack the eggs. Go ahead. Right into the tomato. Let them cook for 1-2 minutes. Lower heat to simmer. Cover. Let the eggs cook a little more. Check the yolks, turn off the heat when the eggs are cooked the way you like ‘em. Some people like ‘em more well done. Some people like a runny yolk.
Sprinkle with cheese and herbs.
VARIATION: Cheese Toast! Melt some cheddar on your toast and load the tomato eggs on to it.
VARIATION: Add black beans to the tomato sauce. Fill a warm tortilla. Add avocado and/or sour cream. Killer break-y burrito.
VARIATION: Add white beans or chickpeas and harissa to the tomato sauce. Yum.
HEALTH NUT: Saute some kale with shallots and fresh garlic. Use as a base for any of the variations above.
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