Shakshuka, pronounced Shahk-SHOO-kah, is a brunch favorite, but could truly be served at any time of day! This dish is made with everyday ingredients you’ll likely already have around the kitchen, like eggs, tomato sauce, onions, bell peppers, and fresh herbs. 

Shakshuka Ingredients


  • 1 Tbsp 4th & Heart Original Recipe Ghee
  • 1 lb. ground no-sugar-added breakfast sausage (we love Belcampo)
  • 1/3 cup diced onions
  • 1 large red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro + 1 Tbsp for garnish
  • 1 15 oz can unsalted tomato sauce
  • 2 cups spinach
  • Salt + pepper to taste
  • 4-6 large pasture-raised eggs
  • 2 Tbsp feta or goat cheese (optional)
  • 1/2 small avocado sliced (optional)
  • 4-6 slices sourdough bread of choice (optional, but highly recommend)


  1. Add ghee to a large pan and warm through on medium heat (1 minute)
  2. Add in diced onions, diced red bell pepper, salt + pepper and sauté for 5-7 minutes on medium heat
  3. Add in breakfast sausage and cook for about 5-7 minutes on medium heat
  4. Add tomato sauce, cilantro, spinach, and cook until the spinach is wilted on medium heat
  5. Make 4-6 wells by moving aside the sausage mixture
  6. Crack 4-6 eggs into the wells
  7. Cook for about 5-10 minutes on medium-low heat (depending on how you take your eggs)
  8. Top with feta or goat cheese, fresh cilantro, avocado slices
  9. Dip your favorite toasted sourdough bread into the mixture and enjoy

Recipe created by our friend Melissa’s Healthy Kitchen.

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