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Potato Shakshuka

Potatoes and sweet peppers simmered in a spiced tomato sauce with creamy poached eggs served with a tangy raita sauce and fluffy pita bread.

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Cuisine: American
Prep Method: Pan Fried



Prep Time

20 Mins

Cook Time

30 Mins


Serves 4


Potatoes and sweet peppers simmered in a spiced tomato sauce with creamy poached eggs served with a tangy raita sauce and fluffy pita bread.


  • 2 cups (318 g) Frozen Cooked Diced Potatoes
  • 3 ½ cups (822 g) Diced Tomatoes (2 14.5 oz cans)
  • 2 tbsp (17 g) Tomato Paste
  • 1 cup (52 g) Onion (Chopped)
  • 2 Tbsp (16 g) Garlic (Minced)
  • ½ cup (75 g) Red Bell Pepper (Chopped)
  • 1 tbsp (7 g) Paprika
  • 2 tsp (4 g) Cumin, Ground
  • 2 tsp (5 g) Chili Powder
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp (2 g) Black Pepper, Ground
  • 4 each (176 g) Eggs
  • ¼ cup (15 g) Parsley (Chopped)
  • 4 each (320 g) Pita Bread

Raita Sauce

  • ½ cup (118 ml) Greek Yogurt
  • 3 tbsp (44 ml) Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp (8 g) Garlic (Chopped)
  • ¼ cup (141 g) Cucumber (Grated)
  • 1 tbsp (2 g) Fresh Mint (Chopped)
  • 1 tbsp (3 g) Fresh Cilantro (Chopped)
  • 1 tsp (2 g) Cumin (Ground)
  • 1 tsp (6 g) Salt
  • 1 tsp (2 g) Black Pepper (Ground)


  1. Gather all ingredients and equipment needed.
  2. In a frying pan or cast-iron skillet, on medium high heat, add olive oil and sauté onions, red peppers and garlic until aromatic then add spices, cumin, paprika and chili powder and let toast for a minute. Then add tomato paste and stir, add diced tomatoes, frozen cooked diced potatoes, salt, and pepper, mix well, and let simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Spread mixture evenly and create small wells to place eggs for poaching so that the eggs have a bed to stay on and not spread around the spiced tomato sauce.
  4. Poach egg in spiced tomato sauce until eggs are done at 144°F-158°f (62°C-70°C).
  5. To make raita sauce, combine all raita ingredients together, Greek yogurt, lemon juice, chopped garlic, grated cucumber, chopped fresh mint, chopped fresh cilantro, ground cumin, salt and black pepper in a bowl and mix until fully combined.
  6. Garnish with chopped parsley.
  7. Serve in cast iron skillet with raita sauce and pita bread on the side.


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