Shakshuka With Spinach & Feta Cheese Recipe

The Shakshuka is a wholesome North African Skillet dish, that is made with eggs in a spicy tomato sauce. The great thing about Shakshuka is the form of the eggs and what goes in as a base can be experimented to taste. This is a simple-go-to meal that works for breakfast along with a toast, a quick lunch or even a simple midweek dinner.  Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Onion, Red Bell pepper (Capsicum), Garlic, Pickled Jalapenos, Spinach, Homemade tomato puree, Tomatoes, Bay leaf (tej patta), Cumin powder (Jeera), Red Chilli powder, Salt and Pepper, Sugar, Feta Cheese, Whole Eggs, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves   2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Onion , finely chopped 1 Red Bell pepper (Capsicum) , finely chopped 3 cloves Garlic , grated 1 Pickled Jalapenos , finely chopped 250 grams Spinach , roughly chopped 1/2 cup Homemade tomato puree 5 Tomatoes , blanched and roughly chopped 1 Bay leaf (tej patta) 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera) , roasted 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder , or roasted paprika Salt and Pepper , to taste 1 teaspoon Sugar 50 grams Feta Cheese 4 Whole Eggs 1 Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , small bunch, finely chopped     15   40     To begin making the Shakshuka With Spinach & Feta Cheese Recipe we first have to get all the set of ingredients ready. Have the tomato puree ready and some tomatoes, blanched and chopped roughly.Preheat the oven to 180 C.Heat oil in a cast iron pan.  Add the onions, garlic, chopped red bell peppers and sauté over medium heat until soft and tender. Add in the jalapenos and spinach and cook for another couple of minutes until the spinach wilts down.Finally stir in the tomato puree, along with the chopped tomatoes, bay leaf, salt, sugar, red chilli, paprika, cumin powder and cook them all together for another 5 to 10 minutes until the spicy tomato sauce has slightly thickened.At this stage, stir in the feta cheese, check the salt and spices and adjust to suit your taste.  Remember feta already has a lot of salt in it.Finally, crack the eggs into the tomato mixture and space them out evenly. Place the Shakshuka into the oven and bake until the eggs are just about set and cooked from the top. This would take about 5 to 7 minutes. Once done, remove from the oven, sprinkle the chopped coriander leaves on the top and serve it along with a hot sauce.Serve the Shakshuka With Spinach And Feta Cheese along with whole grains like couscous or a steamed millet, and a side of Rustic Rosemary Garlic Zucchini Bread to make it a complete meal by itself.