Author / Rachel Koo

Prep: 10 min / Cook Time: 15 min/ Servings: 5

Good Morning! Are you feeling saucy?! If so…. Shakshuka is the breakfast for you. It is easy, healthy and quick to whip up! Combining spices, simmering tomatoes, onions and peppers as the base and perfectly poaching eggs on top, this makes a comforting and nourishing meal! 


Calories: 199

Protein: 8 g

Carbohydrate: 10 g

Fat: 11 g


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion – diced
  • 1 red bell pepper – deseeded and diced
  • 4 cloves garlic – minced
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • Pinch of cayenne (optional if you like spice)
  • 28 oz can whole tomatoes
  • 3-5 eggs
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Fresh cilantro
  • Fresh parsley


Step 1: Pour olive oil over heated pan over medium heat. Add the peppers and onions and sauté for 5 minutes, or until the veggies become tender

Step 2: Stir in the garlic and spices and cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant

Step 3:  Pour in tomatoes and mash with your cooking spoon until the tomatoes break down. Add salt and pepper and reduce heat to a simmer

Step 4: Create wells with your spoon for you to crack the eggs in. Cover the pan and allow the eggs to cook for 5-8 minutes, until your desired doneness 

Step 5: Garnish with cilantro and parsley!

Step 6: Serve hot and fresh alongside some roasted sweet potatoes for a heartier meal!

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Rachel Koo

Rachel has enjoyed sport her entire life and embarked on her coaching career in 2012. Starting as a personal trainer in various gyms, she eventually found CrossFit which lead her to CrossFit Football. In 2015 Rachel completed her CrossFit Football certification which opened up many doors of opportunity within coaching. Since then she has completed Power Athlete Methodology course, earned her Block 1 and put that knowledge into action coaching collegiate level athletes. Throughout the years training, proper nutrition and lifestyle habits have been the pillars in helping her clients and athletes achieve their true potential. Rachel currently working as a performance coach applying the Power Athlete principles with all of her clients.

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