I think I first found this Shakshouka recipe when looking for ideas for a spicy tomato sauce. Shakshouka appears to be a North African dish primarily but is also popular in Jewish cuisine. This was an accidental discovery and the original recipe is here. We hadn’t eaten it for a while and then I found this blog post by pwpantry, this inspired me to try it yet again but with chorizo this time. It was even nicer than last time we had it and definitely one to try again.
1 tsp cumin seeds (I used fenugreek seeds this time)
1 onion, finely sliced
2 garlic cloves, finely sliced
2 peppers, one each of red and yellow
Handful of chorizo, chopped (I used half a link)
1/2 tsp smoked paprika
400g tinned chopped tomatoes
1 egg per person
Turn the heat right down and add the peppers, stir regularly and add the chorizo after 15 minutes. Continue to cook on a low heat until the chorizo starts to brown, add the tomatoes and paprika, stir well and simmer gently for 10 minutes.
This is lovely with fresh bread and we’ve also had it with rice before, the chorizo was a really good addition and is likely to become permanent fixture!