Instant Pot Shakshuka (Eggs with Spicy Tomato Sauce)

Want to diversify your breakfast? You have come to the right place! Shakshuka is an Israeli dish which including eggs, tomatoes, peppers and can be perfect for the whole family!

This pressure cooker shakshuka is vegetarian, lactose free, very healthy and super easy to make.

You can use canned tomatoes or fresh ones. Fresh ones would have a better taste but it’s up to you. You can leave out the jalapeno pepper for a kid friendly version.

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I really like the moment when I’m adding the eggs to the sauce:

And here it is after a few minutes. You can take it out before if you like semi-cooked eggs.

Instant Pot Shakshuka
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Middle East
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 21 minutes
Servings: 4
  • 2 tbsp olive or canola oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 red bell pepper deseeded and julienned
  • 1 jalapeno pepper deseeded and julienned
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 cup tomatoes chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp parsley or basil chopped
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • Pour the oil in the Instant Pot and select “Sauté”.
  • Stir in onion and garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes until little browned.
  • Add tomatoes, red bell pepper, jalapenos, cumin, paprika, sugar, salt and pepper, fix the seasoning and stir for 2 minutes.
  • Close the lid and cook for 10 minute at high pressure.
  • Do a quick release and remove the lid.
  • Create a small holes inside the sauce, and crack an egg over each one.
  • Cook at high pressure for 1 minute. If you want the eggs to be hard-boiled, cook for a longer time.
  • Do a quick release and remove the lid.
  • Decorate with parsley or basil and serve with bread.
How much salt-pepper-sugar to use? It's really up to you! Just taste the sauce before the 10-minute cooking and fix the seasoning till you like it. 

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