Quick Shakshuka Eggs

Quick Shakshuka Eggs

'Cheap Eats' Recipes Courtesy of Australian Eggs


With the cost-of-living crisis continuing to squeeze household budgets and no end in sight, being able to feed the family well, but for less, has never been more important.


With a mix of meal time recipes to choose from Australian Eggs has suggestions to feed the whole family on a budget.


Quick Shakshuka Eggs  



Serves: 4

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 35 minutes



  • 8 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 800g canned chopped tomatoes
  • 400g can brown lentils, drained and rinsed
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped parsley to serve and flat bread to serve (optional)



  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium high heat.
  2. Add onion and cook for 3-4 minutes or until softened. Stir in cumin and cook a further 1 minute or until fragrant.
  3. Add canned tomatoes and lentils. Mix well. Reduce heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes uncovered. Mixture should have thickened.
  4. Push the tomato lentil mixture to the side to make 8 small holes. Crack eggs into each hole. Season with salt and pepper. Cook 7-8 minutes or until egg whites are set and yolks are still runny.
  5. To serve, sprinkle over chopped parsley. Serve with flatbread.


Tips & Hints:

●        Substitute ground cumin with Moroccan seasoning mix.

●        Top with crumbled feta or fresh herbs.

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