Microwave shakshuka served on a tray

Microwave shakshuka

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 1

Whip up shakshuka, a Middle Eastern favourite, in just 10 minutes. Perfect for brunch, lunch or supper, it's healthy and a great option for a budget meal

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal315
  • fat21g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs13g
  • sugars12g
  • fibre2g
  • protein17g
  • salt0.6g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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  • 200ml passata or canned tomatoes, whizzed to a paste
  • 1 garlic clove, finely sliced
  • 1 heaped tbsp red pepper salsa (we used Gran Luchito) or ¼-½ red pepper, chopped
  • 2 medium eggs
    Eggs

    Egg

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  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander and pitta bread, to serve

Method

  1. Brush a microwave bowl or dish with a little of the oil. Stir the passata, garlic and salsa together and season well. Tip into the bowl and make a dip in the centre. Break in the egg, then prick the yolk with the tip of a sharp knife.

  2. Cover the bowl with its lid or clingfilm. Microwave on high for 1 min, and then in 20 sec bursts until the white is set. Scatter over the coriander and serve with the warmed pitta.

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