- drizzle of olive or rapeseed oil
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- 1 small red onion, chopped
- 4 merguez sausages
- 15 cherry tomatoes, halved
- pinch of sugar (any will do)
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- 2 tsp harissa paste (preferably rose harissa, as it’s fragrant and not too hot)
- 2 eggs
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- 2 wholemeal pitta breads
- pinch of sumac or paprika (optional)
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- 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
- few parsley sprigs, chopped
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- 1 tbsp shelled pistachio, roughly chopped
Heat a drizzle of oil in a heavy-bottomed, small frying pan – a cast-iron one is perfect. Add the onion and cook for a few mins until soft, then push them to one side of the pan. Add the sausages and fry for 5-10 mins, rolling them around in the pan until golden brown. Add the tomatoes, sugar and harissa, season well and add a splash of water. Cook for 5-10 mins, stirring now and then, until the tomatoes have cooked down to a thick, chunky sauce.
Push the sausages aside in the pan so that you can create 2 large holes in the sauce using a spoon. Crack the eggs into the holes and cook for 4-5 mins until the whites are just set and the yolk is still runny. Meanwhile, toast the pitta breads.
Sprinkle each egg with a little sumac, dollop on some yogurt, then sprinkle over the parsley and pistachios. Cut each pitta bread in half and serve on the side.