Shakshuka with Cilantro-Jalapeno Sauce


  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 Del Monte® Red Bell Pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
  • 4 Del Monte® Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 2 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. fine sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 4 large eggs
  • For the Cilantro-Jalapeño Sauce
  • 1 small bunch cilantro, leaves and stems finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lime juice from Del Monte® Limes
  • 1 Del Monte® Lime
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped
  • ½ tsp. fine sea salt


In a large heavy skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and pepper and sauté until softened, 6-8 minutes. Add garlic and sauté 1 minute more.

Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, paprika, cumin, salt, cayenne, and ½ cup water and cook, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes are cooked down into a thick sauce, 8-10 minutes.

Make 4 depressions in the sauce and crack an egg into each one. Turn down heat to medium-low and simmer gently until the eggs are cooked to desired doneness, 5-10 minutes.

While eggs cook, in a food processor combine cilantro, oil, lime juice, jalapeño, and salt. Process to a paste. Taste and add more salt or lime juice if needed.

Serve shakshuka topped with cilantro sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 280 Calories from Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 185mg 62%
Sodium 700mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars 6g
Protein 9g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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