Shakshuka with Feta and Charlie's Saucery

Certainly! Let's create a delightful and flavorful recipe for New Year's brunch – Shakshuka with Feta and Charlie's Saucery:


- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)
- 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- 4-6 large eggs
- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
- Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish
- Charlie's Saucery hot sauce (choose your preferred heat level)
- Crusty bread or pita, for serving


1. **Prepare the Base:**
- In a large, oven-safe skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
- Add chopped onion and diced red bell pepper. Sauté until softened.

2. **Add Aromatics and Spices:**
- Stir in minced garlic, ground cumin, smoked paprika, ground coriander, and cayenne pepper. Cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.

3. **Tomato Sauce:**
- Pour in the crushed tomatoes and season with salt and black pepper. Simmer the sauce for 10-15 minutes until it thickens slightly.

4. **Create Wells for Eggs:**
- Using a spoon, make wells in the tomato sauce and crack the eggs into the wells.

5. **Bake:**
- Transfer the skillet to a preheated oven and bake at 375°F (190°C) for about 12-15 minutes or until the egg whites are set but the yolks are still runny.

6. **Feta and Garnish:**
- Sprinkle crumbled feta cheese over the shakshuka during the last few minutes of baking.
- Garnish with chopped fresh parsley.

7. **Add the Heat:**
- Just before serving, drizzle Charlie's Saucery hot sauce over the shakshuka. Adjust the amount based on your spice preference.

8. **Serve:**
- Remove from the oven and let it cool slightly. Serve the shakshuka directly from the skillet with crusty bread or pita on the side.

This Shakshuka with Feta is a flavorful and comforting brunch dish that combines the richness of eggs with a spicy tomato sauce. The addition of crumbled feta and Charlie's Saucery hot sauce adds depth and a delightful kick. Enjoy this hearty and satisfying brunch with a touch of Middle Eastern flair!

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