My F&W
quick save (...)

Tomato-Pepper Stew with Poached Eggs and Harissa

  • ACTIVE: 30 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 1 HR
  • SERVINGS: 6
  • HEALTHY
  • MAKE-AHEAD
  • VEGETARIAN

Called shakshuka, this dish of poached eggs set in a hearty paprika-scented stew is deliciously messy. To give his stew an exotic kick, Michael Solomonov adds harissa, a Tunisian red-chile-pepper paste.

  1. 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  2. 1 large onion, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  3. 1 green bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  4. Salt
  5. 1 teaspoon sweet smoked paprika
  6. 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  7. 1 tablespoon harissa
  8. 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  9. One 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
  10. 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  11. 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  12. 6 large eggs
  13. Pitas or crusty bread, for serving
  1. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil. Add the onion and bell pepper, season with salt and cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 7 minutes. Stir in the paprika and coriander and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in the harissa and tomato paste and cook over low heat for 3 minutes. Add the tomatoes and their juices and simmer over low heat until the sauce has thickened, about 20 minutes. Stir in the parsley and cilantro and season with salt.
  2. Raise the heat to moderate. One by one, break the eggs into a cup and add them to the simmering sauce. Poach the eggs until the whites are firm but the yolks are still runny, about 5 minutes. Season the eggs with salt. Transfer the eggs to bowls along with some of the sauce. Serve with warmed pitas or crusty bread.
Make Ahead The recipe can be prepared through Step 1 and refrigerated for up to 3 days. Reheat before proceeding.
You Might Also Like

Ratings

Average Rating

(0)

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    American Express Publishing ("AEP") may use your email address to send you account updates and offers that may interest you. To learn more about the ways we may use your email address and about your privacy choices, read the AEP Privacy Statement.
    How we use your email address
    advertisement
    Congratulations to Nicholas Elmi, winner of Top Chef: New Orleans, the 11th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Already looking forward to next year (June 19-21, 2015)? Relive your favorite moments from the culinary world's most sensational weekend in the Rocky Mountains.