This dish – a breakfast staple in North Africa and parts of the Middle East – relies on tomatoes, peppers, eggs and a whole slew of spices. We've added chickpeas to this version for extra nutrition. Make sure you mop up every morsel with the nutty sesame flatbread!
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Sweet Bell Pepper
Moroccan Spice Blend
Feta Cheese, crumbled(ContainsMilk/Lait)
Before starting, preheat the broiler to high. Wash and dry all produce. Heat Guide for Step 2: 1/8 tsp mild, 1/4 tsp medium, 1/2 tsp spicy and 1 tsp extra-spicy! Peel, then mince or grate garlic. Peel, then cut onion into 1/2-inch pieces. Core, then cut pepper into 1/2-inch pieces. Using a strainer, drain chickpeas, reserving chickpea liquid.
Heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then peppers and onions. Cook, stirring occasionally, until slightly softened, 2-3 min. Add garlic. Cook, stirring often, until fragrant, 30 sec. Add chickpeas, then sprinkle Moroccan Spice Blend and 1/4 tsp chili flakes over top. (NOTE: Reference heat guide.) Cook, stirring often, until chickpeas are coated, 30 sec. Season with salt and pepper.
Add crushed tomatoes, reserved chickpea liquid and 1/4 cup water (dbl for 4 ppl) to the pan with chickpea mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a gentle simmer. Once simmering, reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, stirring occasionally, until veggies are tender, 4-5 min. (TIP: Add 2-3 tbsp water if mixture gets too dry.)Add spinach. Cook, stirring often, until slightly wilted, 1-2 min.
Using the back of a large spoon, make 2 indents (4 indents for 4 ppl) in shakshuka. (TIP: If you want to add extra eggs, make more indents.)Crack an egg into each indent. Season eggs with salt and pepper. Cover and cook until eggs reach desired doneness, 4-6 min.**
Meanwhile, arrange flatbreads on an unlined baking sheet. Brush 1 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl) over flatbreads. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle sesame seeds over top, pressing down to adhere. Broil in the middle of the oven until sesame seeds are golden-brown, 2-4 min.
Divide shakshuka between bowls. Sprinkle feta over top. Halve flatbreads and serve alongside.