Middle Eastern Baked Eggs

AuthorAnnabel
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Super trendy and for very good reason - baked eggs are a great way to start any day. Or eaten any other time of the day!

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Yields5 Servings
 5 eggs
 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 1 brown onionchopped
 1 red capsicumchopped
 1 tbsp garlicminced
 1 ½ tsp ground cayenne pepper
 1 ½ tsp ground cumin
 2 tsp sweet paprika
 1 ½ tsp curry powder
 1 tsp ground turmeric
 salt and pepper taste
 400 g diced tomatoes
 ½ cup feta cheese
 fresh parsley for servingchopped
 sourdough breadoptional
What are we cooking today?
1

It’s basically eggs that are baked or poached in a fragrant tomato sauce, usually with capsicum, onion and spices like cumin and paprika, reflecting the Middle Eastern and North African roots of this dish. It can be adapted to your liking, it's all about experimenting.

Getting started
2

Add the olive oil to pan and heat.

3

Add the onion, capsicum, garlic and cook until soft.

4

Add the cayenne, cumin, paprika, curry powder, turmeric, salt and pepper, and cook through.

5

Add the diced tomatoes, stir well and bring to the boil.

6

Add the feta and then carefully add the eggs spaced out evenly.

7

While simmering, cover with lid and cook until the eggs set.

8

Remove from the heat and sprinkle with parsley (and feta if desired).

9

Serve immediately.

Annabelle's tips
10

Use the toasted bread as a scoop if desired.

Roasted mushrooms are a wonderful match with this dish.

Ingredients

 5 eggs
 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 1 brown onionchopped
 1 red capsicumchopped
 1 tbsp garlicminced
 1 ½ tsp ground cayenne pepper
 1 ½ tsp ground cumin
 2 tsp sweet paprika
 1 ½ tsp curry powder
 1 tsp ground turmeric
 salt and pepper taste
 400 g diced tomatoes
 ½ cup feta cheese
 fresh parsley for servingchopped
 sourdough breadoptional

Directions

What are we cooking today?
1

It’s basically eggs that are baked or poached in a fragrant tomato sauce, usually with capsicum, onion and spices like cumin and paprika, reflecting the Middle Eastern and North African roots of this dish. It can be adapted to your liking, it's all about experimenting.

Getting started
2

Add the olive oil to pan and heat.

3

Add the onion, capsicum, garlic and cook until soft.

4

Add the cayenne, cumin, paprika, curry powder, turmeric, salt and pepper, and cook through.

5

Add the diced tomatoes, stir well and bring to the boil.

6

Add the feta and then carefully add the eggs spaced out evenly.

7

While simmering, cover with lid and cook until the eggs set.

8

Remove from the heat and sprinkle with parsley (and feta if desired).

9

Serve immediately.

Annabelle's tips
10

Use the toasted bread as a scoop if desired.

Roasted mushrooms are a wonderful match with this dish.

Middle Eastern Baked Eggs
AuthorAnnabelCategory, , DifficultyBeginner
Rating
Yields5 Servings

Ingredients

 5 eggs
 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 1 brown onionchopped
 1 red capsicumchopped
 1 tbsp garlicminced
 1 ½ tsp ground cayenne pepper
 1 ½ tsp ground cumin
 2 tsp sweet paprika
 1 ½ tsp curry powder
 1 tsp ground turmeric
 salt and pepper taste
 400 g diced tomatoes
 ½ cup feta cheese
 fresh parsley for servingchopped
 sourdough breadoptional

Directions

What are we cooking today?
1

It’s basically eggs that are baked or poached in a fragrant tomato sauce, usually with capsicum, onion and spices like cumin and paprika, reflecting the Middle Eastern and North African roots of this dish. It can be adapted to your liking, it's all about experimenting.

Getting started
2

Add the olive oil to pan and heat.

3

Add the onion, capsicum, garlic and cook until soft.

4

Add the cayenne, cumin, paprika, curry powder, turmeric, salt and pepper, and cook through.

5

Add the diced tomatoes, stir well and bring to the boil.

6

Add the feta and then carefully add the eggs spaced out evenly.

7

While simmering, cover with lid and cook until the eggs set.

8

Remove from the heat and sprinkle with parsley (and feta if desired).

9

Serve immediately.

Annabelle's tips
10

Use the toasted bread as a scoop if desired.

Roasted mushrooms are a wonderful match with this dish.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 5

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