[Recipe] Shakshouka

A delicious healthy recipe commissioned from Sleekgeek Community Member Superstar Melissa Thomas.

Carefully designed to fit in with the Sleekgeek Food ListHealthy Meal Template, and  Portion Control Guide.


  • Recommended for: Breakfast


  • Medium sized frying pan (around 26cm) with lid.
  • Spatula


  • Protein
    • 4 large eggs
  • Veggies:
    • ½ large onion, finely chopped
    • 3 large tomatoes, finely chopped
  • Healthy Fat
    • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • Herbs, spices, Extras
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
    • ½ tsp cayenne pepper (optional)

Ingredients are based off the Sleekgeek Food List, combined together using the Sleekgeek Healthy Meal Template, and portioned out with the Sleekgeek Portion Control Guide.


  • Begin by peeling and chopping ½ an onion, and then chop the 3 tomatoes and set aside until needed.
  • Heat olive oil in a frying pan, over medium heat. Add the chopped onions and fry until translucent.
  • Add the chopped tomato, salt, black pepper and cayenne (if using) to the pan, and stir well. Allow to cook for 8-10 minutes, or until the tomato softens.
  • Crack one egg at a time into the pan, placing each egg separately around the pan. Season each egg with a pinch of salt. Cover the pan with the lid, and cook until your desired yolk consistency is reached. (Approximately 3-4 minutes for the egg white to set and yolks to remain runny. If you prefer firmer yolks, keep cooking for a further few minutes until the yolk is to your liking.)
  • Remove from the pan using a spatula to serve up each egg along with some of the sauce, and serve with a portion of fruit of your liking (strawberries, kiwi, or grapefruit work well with this).


This recipe is carefully designed to fit in with the Sleekgeek Food ListHealthy Meal Template, and  Portion Control Guide.

See the FULL Sleekgeek Nutrition Guide here (it’s free).

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