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This is my version and it has a twist! I'm not a fan of peppers, so I add shiitake mushrooms and kale. If you want more heat, add some chilli flakes or a touch of Tabasco.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 31 mins
Total Time 1 hr 1 min
Servings 4 People


  • 6 large eggs
  • 500 ml pasta tomato sauce jarred
  • 50 g curly kale stems removed
  • 1 large onion sliced thinly
  • 125 g shiitake mushrooms thinly sliced, stems removed
  • 4 tbsp rapeseed or coconut oil odorless if you prefer
  • sea salt and white pepper
  • garlic granules


  • cracked black pepper


  • Heat the oil in a large frying pan, and sauté the thinly sliced onions for 5 minutes until soft and translucent.
  • Add the sliced shiitake mushrooms, cook for 2 minutes and at this point you should notice the mushrooms soaking up the oil. Season well with sea salt, white pepper and garlic granules and cook for further 3 minutes.
  • Add the curly kale and cook for 5 minutes, continuously stirring.
  • Pour in the tomato sauce and cook for 10 minutes on a low heat to reduce the sauce.
  • Remove from the heat, crack the egg into a wine glass, then make a little well in the sauce and pour in the whole egg, repeat with each egg.
  • Place the frying pan back on the heat and cook covered for 6-8 minutes until the egg is set.
  • Then serve straight from the pan with a sprinkle of black pepper.


LISA’S TIP - 'What the heck is Shakshuka?' you might be asking. It’s a delicious tomatoey (sometimes spicy) Middle Eastern egg dish that’s become very popular. I love to serve this dish with fresh avocado on the side and some gluten-free bread to wipe up the delicious sauce!
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